Canadians don’t mind reaching into their wallets if it means watching what they want when they want, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) reported last week.
Info Session: Thursday, March 15, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The kidsmediacentre at Centennial College’s Centre for Creative Communications is inviting for-profit children’s content producers and developers to an information session to learn about new college-based funding and grant opportunities.
Television in Canada is set to get a bit more animated when Cartoon Network and Adult Swim hit the airwaves later this year Teletoon Canada Inc. and U.S.-based Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. announced a partnership today to launch a digital network north of the border.
Today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) found that Bell Mobility gave itself a significant competitive advantage by entering into exclusive agreements for the mobile rights to popular National Hockey League (NHL) and National Football League (NFL) content.
For Emmy-award winning graduate, Adrienne Clapperton, although the fast-paced, ever-changing and forward-thinking digital world of entertainment is a whole new frontier, it is still about storytelling.
The late Mark Dailey, baritone voice of Citytv and CityNews anchor in Toronto, will receive the 2011 RTNDA Canada Lifetime Achievement Award.
The award will be accepted by Dailey’s wife, Kim, and Citytv news executive Tina Cortese at the RTNDA Central Region Awards Banquet in Waterloo, Ont., on May 7.
Like Dailey, Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation general manager Ross Kentner will also receive the 2011 RTNDA Canada Central Region Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Centre for Creative Communications, Centennial College, is seeking innovative and forward-thinking proposals from Canadian media, interactive, creative, technology, business and social entrepreneurs for the next wave of children’s media and multi-platform projects to qualify for $50K federal development grants.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is Time magazine’s 2010 Person of the Year.
Zuckerberg, 26, was chosen “for connecting more than half a billion people, … for creating a new system of exchanging information and for changing how we all live our lives,” the magazine said.
Mark Dailey, the baritone voice of Citytv and CityNews anchor, died yesterday from cancer at Sunnybrook hospital in Toronto. He was 57.
Quebecor has won the regulatory go-ahead to start broadcasting what some have already labelled “Fox News North”.
The CRTC today granted Quebecor subsidiaries TVA Group Inc. and Sun Media Corporation a licence for Sun TV News, a national English-language news channel.