Stuck in Toronto? You’re not alone
The Portal, a short about a time-traveling wizard who gets lost in the city, is picked up as a web series on CBC Punchline.
Incubator program aims to take YouTubers to TV
The Canadian Film Centre is partnering with pubcaster CBC to foster the development of web-native comedy talent.
Punchline comedy network debuts first original shows
Recently launched CBC platform hopes to increase site traffic by 5 to 10% with the fall rollout of its first 2 original series.
‘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.