Original programming part of “road map” for Canadian Netflix rival
Rogers and Shaw unveil details for Shomi, an $8.99/month SVOD service that will join the fight for exclusive streaming rights.
EX-CBC digital director on her new video startup
Tessa Sproule discusses Vubble, a platform that aims to change the way people discover short-form video online.
‘Are you trying to be a YouTuber…or are you trying to become a brand?’
Dailymotion’s Enrique Soissa discusses his work in Canada ahead of a talk at ViralCon, a conference for online video creators.
CBC launches digital comedy portal
Unveiled at the Canadian broadcaster’s upfronts, the vertical called Punchline features an amalgam of made-for-web and adapted content featuring CBC comedic talent.
Digital director to leave Canadian pubcaster CBC
After 20 years Tessa Sproule is leaving to pursue her own projects in the “non-legacy landscape.”
CBC posts record online streaming numbers for Olympics
The pubcaster has seen more than 8.3 million hours of video streamed on its website, breaking online records for live event viewing during the men’s ice hockey game on Wednesday.
CBC announces digital Sochi coverage
All video coverage will be available to livestream on the Canadian pubcaster’s website and mobile apps during an interactive show called Olympic Primetime.