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Heritage Minister says Canada's cultural and creative industries are important drivers of innovation and a vibrant part of the Canadian economy.
The National Film Board of Canada, the country's public filmmaker, has promised half the movies it finances will be directed by women.
The big cable providers managed to fall short of even the dramatically lowered expectations of TV viewers with their new ‘skinny basic’ services.
Columnist says that while he is not supporter of extending CanCon contributions to companies like Netflix, including such a restriction within a trade agreement is bad policy.
Columnist says a battle is brewing between the Heritage Minister's bureaucrats – who are cutting back on eligibility for the Canadian Production Tax Credit that for years has helped underwrite Quebec talk shows – and Ms. Joly herself, who is under political pressure to intervene in favour of the television producers.
ArtsNB executive director says the provincial arts board may not survive if thousands of dollars in funding is cut.
Columnist suggests that in order to fund Canadian programming private networks should be let out of their requirements to broadcast Canadian content, but that they should still be held to their requirements to direct 30% of their revenue to finance English Canadian content production.
Editorial says the CRTC is looking at changing the way it doles out funding for local coverage, but giving the funds to big broadcasters not the answer.
A new study, commissioned in part by FRIENDS, warns that rules designed to unbundle large cable and satellite packages could cause nearly 7,000 job losses and take away about $400-million in funding for Canadian programs.
Columnist says as children everywhere start to turn off their television sets and tune into streaming services, our homegrown industry is undergoing growing pains.
Union leaders call on the federal Liberal government to reverse the decision to cut the local programming fund and to not just commit to infrastructure in new buildings and roads, but also fund vital communications infrastructure like our community television stations.
According to the DGA’s inaugural Feature Film Diversity Report, just 6.4 percent of the 376 features released in 2013 and 2014 were directed by women, and 12.5 percent by ethnic minorities — and of films that did over $100 million in domestic box office, 96.8 percent were directed by men.
Canadian performers and producers have reached a new Independent Production Agreement (IPA) governing English-language production in Canada.
Columnist says nearly every minister has some Conservative handiwork to undo, according to the mandate letters and Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly will be reversing funding cuts to the CBC.
Love Canadian Content? Rogers Unveils World-Class Canadian Production Studio, Nine New Series and New Specialty Channel
Rogers and VICE Media, the youth media brand and digital content studio announced the development of VICE Canada, a new production facility that is now in development in the heart of Toronto.
Columnist says Quebec dominance in federal arts leadership should temper Toronto arts world’s post-election euphoria.
Just hours after being sworn in, Canada's new Heritage Minister outlined priorities that include increasing the budgets of the Canada Council for the Arts and the CBC.
In his statement, Prime Minister says his government will reinvest in Canada's cultural and creative industries.
Columnist says award felt like a key moment in the long fight to enhance Canada’s identity by supporting its talent.