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MIPCOM: John Morayniss on refocusing CanCon, TV regs

The eOne TV boss tells Playback Daily new technologies mean old rules restrict creativity and Canadian industry growth, and must change.


Orphan Black, Degrassi win big at second night of 2014 CSAs

A raft of trophies for its scripted series, including The Borgias and Borealis, makes it a winning night for Bell Media, which took home 27 Screenies.


19-2 reboot debuts strongly on Bravo

The specialty channel got its best bow from an original series since The Borgias.


Canucks net ASC nods

Nominees include Pierre Gill for his work onThe Borgias, and Matthew J. Lloyd for Amazon’s Alpha House pilot (pictured).


DGC Awards nominees unveiled

Top contenders in the various film and TV categories include Still Mine (pictured), Rebelle, Flashpoint and Heartland.


The Borgias ending after three seasons

The period drama was an Irish-Canadian-Hungarian coproduction shot entirely in Europe.

Seevibes week of May 5

Canadian Social TV top 3 – week of May 5

This week we see how Degrassi’s social-media managers were able to get online attention by prompting fans to chose a favourite episode while The Borgias and Top Chef Canada also fared well.

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Canadian Social TV top 3 – week of Apr. 28

The final episode of Big Brother Canada‘s social media campaign notched a breakout 123,000 interactions last week, well trouncing both The Borgias and Bomb Girls online executions.

Canadian Social TV top 3 week of April 14

Canadian social TV top 3 – week of April 14

This week we see that The Borgias’ third season debut and Lost Girl‘s third season end both caused social media spikes but Big Brother Canada remained the one to beat.


Canadian cinema editors award nominees unveiled

The editors of Stress Position, Molly Maxwell (pictured), Picture Day, Antiviral and Still Mine received nominations for best edited Canadian feature.

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Weekly roundup: Premieres and awards news

This week’s news includes notice that Z Films’ documentary We are Here (pictured) has wrapped, and the DGC’s Quebec Council has new board members.

Jews and Money

Weekly roundup: ideaBOOST and film and TV premieres

This pre-Easter edition of our briefs includes premiere news for homegrown TV series, as well as Canuck-made films at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival (Jews and Money pictured).