Shaw brings Comcast X1 tech to Canada with FreeRange TV
The tech aggregates content from the cable co’s linear and digital offerings into a single app for existing customers.
Smokebomb builds out exec ranks with new hire
Ted Biggs has come on board to lead convergent and tech-focused projects at the digital division of Shaftesbury.
AwesomenessTV to bring its family friendly content to Canada
Under a deal with DHX Media, the companies will develop original programming. DHX has also licensed three AwesomenessTV series.
Smokebomb fashions new branded content series
MsLabelled, a multi-partner endeavour with Schick, will first appear online with TV further down the catwalk.
Vice Canada unveils senior production team hires
Red Bull Media House’s Jason Ford and Al Jazeera’s Andrea Schmidt are among the latest hires from the Rogers/Vice Media joint venture.
CraveTV expands its carriers by four
Bell Media’s authenticated VOD service expands its partner roster, bringing the total to 13.
Producers resurrect White Ninja on Vine
Whiskaye Films and North of Now Films are developing an animated web series based on the now-defunct webcomic, with several teasers and a trailer now available.
W Net readies digital companion to Game of Homes
Five webisodes of Cameron’s House Rules will roll out on various W Network digital properties the same day Game of Homes bows on the channel.
Isuma Distribution launches online film festival
The Canadian producer and distributor of Inuit and Aboriginal content will use its proprietary tech to manage rights restrictions for the programmed films.
LaurDIY joins Kin Community
The fashion vlog, starring Toronto-based YouTube creator Lauren Riihimaki, is now the MCN’s largest Canadian-based channel.
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