MsLabelled returns for season two
The newest installment of the fashion-focused digital series is sponsored by tea brand Tetley, which will integrate its products into the episodes.
Shomi goes out of beta and into OTT
The market seems ripe for competition, with an estimated 80% of Canadians watching video content through streaming devices in 2014.
Shomi appoints new SVP and GM
David Asch will oversee day-to-day operations of the SVOD’s content and distribution strategies.
Shaftesbury/Smokebomb sponsors digital pitch competition
The Canadian prodco will work with the finalists to hone their pitch as well as with the winner to develop their project.
Smokebomb fashions new branded content series
MsLabelled, a multi-partner endeavour with Schick, will first appear online with TV further down the catwalk.
Global unveils online preview of The Second City Project
To promote the upcoming TV special, the Canadian channel is mounting an online preview with brief, original, digital-friendly sketches.
Shomi makes content deal with Warner Bros. Int’l
The catalog agreement is the latest from the Canadian SVOD launching in November against market leader Netflix Canada.
Viacom makes deal with French-language SVOD service
VP of content Yann Paquet discusses new kids shows being added to the company’s $9.99/month streaming service called Club Illico.
Another Canadian media co planning SVOD service
Bell Media recently unveiled an HBO rights deal that included SVOD rights, but no platform on which to exploit them. It’s coming.
Let’s Talk TV: Digital
Pundits weigh in on how Canadian regulators should tackle the digital entertainment industry.