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Digital media creativity and supplemental interactive content are key components of more than two-thirds of the successful applicants for funding in the latest round of content contributions from the Canada Media Fund.
Since 2010, the CMF has contributed $44.5M in development and marketing support to 204 interactive digital media projects as part of the Experimental Stream.
A total of 18 Canadian companies received support totaling $4.3M to develop six applications, one interactive platform, and 11 games.
When Canada's broadcast regulator embarked on the third and final phase of its consultations on the future of television regulation earlier this year, it left little doubt that a total overhaul was on the table.
Columnist discusses those who make their living from the content-creation economy and yet think it’s fine to steal content that somebody else created.
In a submission to the CRTC, CBC argues any "over-thetop" streaming service, such as U.S.-based Netflix, that earns more than $25 million a year in Canada, should be required to pay into the Canadian Media Fund.
In a submission to a CRTC review of Canadian TV regulations, the public broadcaster argues that any “over-the-top” streaming service, such as Netflix, that earns more than $25 million a year in Canada should be required to pay into the Canadian Media Fund.
Canadian indie producers have used media regulator the CRTC’s current Let’s Talk TV consultation to renew their call for Netflix Canada to subsidize local Canadian content production.
Columnist says that while the magnitude of MuchMusic’s problems are unusual, its struggles reflect some of the hurdles the domestic TV industry faces in adapting to a wave of foreign competition.
Columnist says conventional networks are following Hollywood and slipping brands and logos into their channel offerings to boost revenues.
Columnist says that the broad story of Canadian TV, as it is understood by many, is that the CBC gets about $1-billion from the public to fund its endeavours and commercial broadcasters get little or nothing while taking risks to deliver any Canadian content, but that isn't true.
Comedian plays up how tax credits for film and television bring jobs to cities like Vancouver, Toronto and Vancouver again.
Program trains young journalists in remote First Nation communities to report their community's news.
Rogue Quebec billionaire not so much going into politics as launching a takeover bid by Andrew Coyne
Columnist says Pierre Karl Péladeau's supposed free-market leanings have not prevented him from "lunching at the state buffet", whenever it suited him.
Columnist offers 10 observations and thoughts about the Canadian TV industry.
Telefilm Canada announces a $3.7 million investment in five feature films – two in English and three in French – through the Canada Feature Film Fund for the second quarter of 2013-2014.
Film distributor Avi Federgreen is giving eight filmmakers key industry mentorship and services if they can make their first film a feature shot for under $10,000 by the end of 2014.
Video looking back at a remarkable 2013 - the movement that we are building together has never been stronger and more needed.
In its latest round of funding, Rogers has announced that 11 projects will share $3,158,790 in equity investment via its Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund.
Mondo Media, producer of the YouTube hit Happy Tree Friends, is teaming up with Toronto-based Blue Ant Media for a $3-million project to turn up to 30 pitches from Canadian writers and producers into pilots for shows.