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Jesse Wente named chairperson of Canada Council for the Arts

Indigenous Screen Office executive director Wente has been appointed on a five-year term, replacing outgoing chairperson Pierre Lassonde.

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Like George, I am in a vise. I am trapped. I can’t breathe either.

Column: Reelworld founder and executive director Tonya Williams asks “is your story perpetuating the negative stereotypes that lend to the public fear and violent treatment of Black, Indigenous, People of Colour as less than human?”

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Ontario working group submits COVID-19 protocols for approval

The Section 21 Committee has finalized a set of COVID-19 safety guidelines, which have now been submitted to the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development for review.

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Playback stands in solidarity

Playback stands in solidarity with Black and Indigenous communities and all people of colour.

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Hear that? Studios get vocal about remote VO solutions

Nelvana and others share how they’re adapting to the limitations of doing voiceover recordings while working from home.

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Hot Docs postponed

Plans are underway to deliver the event’s pitch presentations and one-on-one meetings in an online environment.

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BTLR report proposes sweeping overhaul of Cancon funding system

The report’s 97 recommendations include combining the CMF and Telefilm, mandating that streamers contribute to Cancon, reintroducing terms of trade and an ad-free CBC.

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Frederator spins-off Bravest Warriors

After garnering 400,000 likes on YouTube, 135 million views on TikTok and 200 million loops of Giphy, the Catbug character is getting his own TV series.

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CBC cuts news budget, issues redundancy notices

According to the Canadian Media Guild, fewer than 10 redundancy notices have been issued thus far.

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Kevin MacLellan departs NBCU; domestic and international operations to merge

As part of the shift, NBCUniversal Content Studios Chairman Bonnie Hammer adds International Studios to her purview alongside vice chairman George Cheeks.