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State of Syn announcement

Smokebomb Entertainment’s Synful business

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

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CFC Media Lab unveils ideaBOOST

The program will look to help small teams and businesses fund and develop their digital ideas, but applicants must first prove an audience exists.

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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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Transmedia: Saviour for Canadian TV, or its successor? Part 2

Playback Daily shows producers how to take advantage of low barriers to entry in transmedia production to develop, produce and distribute content that catches on like catnip with audiences.