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Global Begins Production on New Original Mystery Drama Series

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-26
Shaw Media announced today that production has begun on Houdini & Doyle in the Toronto area. Starring Michael Weston   and Stephen Mangan  along with Canadian actress Rebecca Liddiard, the mystery adventure drama series,...

DHX Media Co-founder Named Entrepreneur Of The Year

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-26
DHX Media  is pleased to announce that Company co-founder and Executive Chairman, Michael Donovan, was named Canada's 2015 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year at a gala event in Toronto on November 24th.

Rogers Fund Unveils Latest Funding Decisions

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-25
Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 13 television projects totaling $2,100,000.  Projects include ten documentaries, one children’s series and two non-scripted series from eight...

APTN Greenlights New Documentary Series

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-25
Leo Award-winning host and producer Steve Sxwithul’txw (Warrior Games) heads into production for a new documentary series, Tribal Police Files, to be aired exclusively on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. The 13 half-hour episodes...

Bell Fund Announces October Funding Decision

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-25
The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the October 1, 2015 round of applications. Over $4.3M in grants has been approved for 37 of the 58 (English and French) applications received, as follows:

Shaftesbury Creates New Technology Position

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-25
Shaftesbury today announced that Emmy award-winning digital and technology leader Ted Biggs has been appointed Vice President, Convergent and Technology for Smokebomb Entertainment, the company’s digital and technology arm. The...

Blue Ant Inks Distribution Deal with Cream Productions

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-25
Blue Ant International, a division of Blue Ant Media,  announced its exclusive distribution output deal with  factual producer Cream Productions. The multi-year deal shores up a new global production partnership with another high...

CMF Contributes $2.5M to 10 Diverse Languages Projects

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-24
The Canada Media Fund  announced today $2.5M in funding to 10 convergent projects that applied to the Diverse Languages Program. The Program supports productions reflecting Canadian diversity by funding projects in languages other than...

Stingray Announces Appointment of Tom Pentefountas

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-23
Stingray Digital Group Inc.. today announced the appointment of Tom Pentefountas as Senior Vice-President Sales, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and Asia. Mr. Pentefountas brings to Stingray a wide-ranging global experience in...

Bell Media and HBO Ink Deal on HBO Programming

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-20
Bell Media and HBO announced  an agreement in which Bell Media will become the exclusive Canadian home of all HBO programming on all subscription platforms into the next decade.