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Smokebomb Entertainment’s Synful business

From our latest print issue – how the Shaftesbury co’s edgy new transmedia property State of Syn is redeļ¬ning in-your-face entertainment.

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Digital Howard does online aftershow for The Project

The digital extension will see participants in the City and OLN doc-reality series engage with fans of the TV show from Buck Productions.

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CHCH announces Channel Zero Digital and a new fall lineup

New additions to the fall line-up and a growing online presence were announced Tuesday to celebrate the Hamilton network’s 60th year (Spin Off pictured).

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Daniel Dales, Jarrett Sherman launch Digital Howard

The new venture’s first project is producing the digital media extension of upcoming CHCH game show Spin Off (Dales and Sherman pictured).

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CTV flicks a digital Switch

The six ep digital series, a spin-off from the The Listener, will act as an extension to the primetime drama.

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Daniel Dales and Jarrett Sherman exit Smokebomb Entertainment

The co-founders of the digital producer, acquired by Shaftesbury Films in 2008, are “moving on from their roles in order to pursue other opportunities.”

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Inside the Rockies with Jarrett Sherman

The Smokebomb Entertainment partner and executive producer of Totally Amp’d talks to Playback Daily about why a multi-platform content strategy is critical.

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Audience numbers key in showing digital ROI success, developers say

The so-called freemium model, which provide free trials of content with online properties, is showing great promise as a marketing and sales tool.

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Shaftesbury and Smokebomb Entertainment behind State of Syn

The futuristic web drama, to star Jewel Staite, David Hewlett and Rainbow Sun Francks, will start production in Toronto in early April.

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Played out? INplay hosts debate on transmedia

The very nature of the ubiquitous buzzword was a topic for panel discussion at yesterday’s INplay conference held in Toronto.

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Bell Fund, CMF and OMDC talk interactive funding

Hoping to put more emphasis on development, Andra Sheffer announced at Interactive Ontario’s iLunch last Friday that the Bell Broadcast & New Media Fund will soon be accepting applications to its development program on a monthly basis.