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Four Networks to Unveil Montreal’s 375th Anniversary Programming

August 26, 2016 Audiences will have the chance to discover the programming for Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebrations during a show created especially for the occasion. The 90-minute program will be broadcast on Sunday, December 11, on four major television channels: ICI Radio-Canada Télé,…
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CMPA Statement on CRTC’s Revised Policy Framework for Independent Production Funds

August 26, 2016   The Canadian Media Producers Association today issued the following statement: “The CMPA applauds the CRTC’s modernization of the framework for Certified Independent Production Funds. The updated policy will allow producers more flexibility to innovate and develop diverse content for…
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CRTC Announces Changes to Policy Framework for Independent Product Funds

August 25, 2016 The CRTC has reviewed its policy framework for Certified Independent Production Funds to ensure that CIPFs contribute to the development of a robust Canadian production sector and that they have the flexibility necessary to operate in an increasingly multi-platform environment.…
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CBC Announces Fall Program Schedule

August 25, 2016 CBC today announced premiere dates for its fall 2016 television season, featuring a diverse and uniquely Canadian slate of six new and 18 returning series including premium drama and comedy, cutting-edge news and investigative content, original documentaries and engaging factual,…
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UPDATE: Liberal MP Apologizes for Sending Letter to CRTC

August 25, 2016 Liberal MP Kate Young has apologized for writing a letter to Canada’s broadcast regulator to support a television station’s licence renewal application despite federal guidelines that prohibit parliamentary secretaries from making such interventions. The Ontario MP wrote the Canadian Radio-television…
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Liberal MP Writes TV Licence Renewal Support Letter to CRTC

August 25, 2016 Liberal MP Kate Young wrote a letter to Canada’s broadcast regulator to support a television station’s licence renewal application, despite federal guidelines that prohibit parliamentary secretaries from making such interventions. Young wrote the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission earlier this…
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SMPTE Unveils Program for 2016 Technical Conference & Exhibition

August 25, 2016 The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers has announced conference program details for the SMPTE 2016 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, October 25-27 in Hollywood, California. During SMPTE 2016, conference sessions will feature industry experts from around the world,…
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YTV Begins Production on Two New Original Television Movies

August 25, 2016 YTV gets ready for more pranks from the infamous troublemakers at Macdonald Hall Boys’ School with the start of production on two new original television movies –  Bruno & Boots: This Can’t Be Happening At Macdonald Hall and Bruno &…
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Whistler Film Festival Unveils ‘Power Pitch’

August 24, 2016   Six producers from across Canada will be selected to participate in Whistler Film Festival’s Power Pitch, a two-step boot camp and pitch competition to take place November 30th to December 2nd during the festival’s industry Summit. Power Pitch is…
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YTV to Debut New Canadian Original Series ‘Tricked’

August 24, 2016   YTV is making magic this fall with the debut of the new Canadian original series, Tricked (20 x 30). Produced for YTV by Force Four Entertainment, and hosted by veteran magician Eric Leclerc, Tricked baffles unsuspecting people with magic,…