Cogeco Fund seeks digital pitches
The Canadian media development fund is encouraging producers to bring forward their ideas for web-based dramas.
Oh Canada! CraveTV acquires 18 seasons of South Park
The edgy animated series known for its “nothing is sacred” style of comedy will be available on the Canadian SVOD service starting July 1.
Vice News unveils dedicated Canadian team
The youth-oriented digital studio also has a presence in the U.S., U.K., France and Spain, with more offices on the way across Europe and Latin America.
Do entrepreneurs pair well with wine?
Details on why Wolf Blass Wines got involved with Dragons’ Den and its younger-skewing digital offshoot Next Gen Den.
Caper, Future Starts Here among Vancouver Web Fest nominees
Nine “best of” awards will be presented at the second annual edition of the festival, to run from March 6 to 8.
Shaw defends Shomi investment to analysts
CEO Brad Shaw says the $13 million equity loss in Canadian SVOD Shomi is required for future growth.
Tornado Hunters crashes broadcast television
The Saloon Media show, which originally aired as a CMT digital series in Canada, has now landed a deal for a 10-episode TV season.
Guidestones, Whatever, Linda get CSA nods
Recognizing the best in scripted and factual web series over the past year, the Canadian Screen Awards announced its nominations Tuesday.
Creating for the next generation
In Canada, media cos are venturing into the over-the-top video playground and hoping advertisers will join the game.
Exclusive: Kin expands team, preps new series
Rick Matthews joins Kin’s team in Canada as senior manager of partnerships, while the MCN preps to launch an L.A.-based food series.