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Bell Fund distributes $4.3M across 23 projects

Among the projects receiving funding are Becoming Canadian, produced by eOne and Antica Productions for CBC.

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2016 AToMiC Awards winners revealed

Check out the disruptors, creators and shifters whose ideas took off.

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Netflix orders additional 20 eps of Degrassi: Next Class

The episodes will be packaged as seasons three and four on the streaming service.

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Netflix announces season-two airdate for Degrassi: Next Class

The streamer is breaking up the original 20-episode order into two-season blocks to fit its programming mandate.

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Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Linda Schuyler

From Playback magazine: How Schuyler wooed generations of youth by understanding their angst and awkwardness – turning her shows into an international phenomena in the process.


Banff ’15: In the news

In case you missed it: an overview of announcements that came out during this week’s Banff World Media Festival.

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Class not yet dismissed for Degrassi

Degrassi: Next Class, the latest installment in the Degrassi franchise, will bow in January 2016 on Family Channel, with Netflix set to stream the series globally in early 2016.


MTV Canada, TeenNick announce end of Degrassi

The final season of the series will start to air on MTV Canada and TeenNick on July 20.

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DHX acquisition of Nerd Corps closes

The deal sees successful kids properties such as Slugterra (pictured) come under the DHX umbrella.

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DHX Media acquires Nerd Corps for $57 million

Nerd Corps co-founder Asaph Fipke and president Ken Faier will join the Halifax-based kids and family content producer. (Nerd Corps series Endangered Species pictured)


Survey: media and entertainment M&A activity at three-year high

Corporate players are focusing on “bite-size” deals, like DHX Media acquiring Ragdoll Worldwide, to move into new markets and technologies, says report from tax consultant EY.

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DHX Media earnings, revenues up on digital library content sales

The indie producer snagged a full-year contribution of $3.66 million from YouTube.