Secret Location

Wacken

Secret Location cranks up the volume with Banger Films

A new VR experience co-produced by the Toronto companies takes viewers to the Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival in northern Germany.

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Minority Media, Secret Location tap CMF coin

Thirteen companies received a share of $10.2 million through the funder’s Experimental Stream Innovation Program.

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OMDC backs 97 companies through IDM fund

With more than $500,000, Secret Location walked away with the most coin to help finance three digital projects.

Halcyon VR

How Secret Location made Halcyon a reality

A deal with Syfy took the hybrid digital/VR series to 80 territories globally, garnering acclaim for its novel format. Now, it’s been optioned for an hour-long TV version.

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CMF awards $19.5M across 31 digital projects

Secret Location’s VUSR platform received the largest chunk of change, with $1.1 million going to fund the VR distribution tool.

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Deals: Showcase, eOne, Playster, Indiecan

Playster links up with Hasbro, Secret Location’s Halcyon lands Canadian distribution, plus more deals.

Project Literacy

Best of the Year: Secret Location

After spending seven years as a predominantly service-based company, the digital content studio is putting its eggs in the original-IP basket.

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eOne sees revenue grow, earnings fall

The Mark Gordon Company drove TV growth for the media co, though theatrical investments dragged down profitability.

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Secret Location launches VUSR

The new tool enables content creators to publish and disseminate virtual reality content across all VR distribution platforms.

Riftworld

Riftworld Chronicles, Home to Win take home Digi Awards

The awards, presented Thursday evening in Toronto, recognize the best in digital media.

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eOne acquires full stake in Secret Location

The deal comes more than two years after eOne took an undisclosed equity stake in the Toronto-based digital studio. (Secret Location founder James Milward pictured.)

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Guantanamo’s Child, Outbreak receive Emmy noms

Both projects are up for prizes at the 37th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. (Guantanamo’s Child pictured.)