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Film & TV News In Brief – Canadians dominate short film Oscar noms

Domee Shi and Trevor Jimenez are among the Canadians nominated for Oscars in the Animated Short Film category. Three of the five films nominated...

Khaled Sabawi aiming to bring more diversity to Hollywood with new startup

Canadian serial entrepreneur Khaled Sabawi is launching Open Screenplay - a free, online platform for screenwriters, that supports writers struggling to break into the entertainment business. Open Screenplay is...

Canadians dominate short film Oscar nods

Canadian animators and directors dominate this year's short film Oscar nominations. Three of the five films nominated in the Animated Short Film category are from Canadians, including...

TSN and RDS test drive $4.99 day pass streaming subs

TSN and RDS have launched what Bell Media is billing as a Canadian first, offering 24-hour digital subscriptions to its TSN Direct and RDS Direct...

Film and TV News In Brief – CRTC approves Quebecor’s $21-million acquisition of Évasion, Zeste channels

The CRTC has approved Quebecor’s $21-million acquisition of French-language, speciality channels Évasion and Zeste from Serdy Média inc. The commission approved the transaction above...

Crave offers free preview weekend for cable subscribers

Crave, the Bell Media-owned multi-platform streaming service, is offering its first-ever free preview this weekend on its linear channels, highlighted by the much-anticipated Season 3...

Bell Media launches new targeted TV ad sales tool

Bell Media has launched SAM, a new strategic TV ad sales tool, powered by NLogic data. Bell says SAM (Strategic Audience Management) uses digital targeting to...

Television and Film News In Brief – Global TV celebrates 45 years on-air

Global TV celebrates 45 years on-air this month. The Global Television Network signed on Jan. 6, 1974 at 6 p.m. with six transmitters across...

TV and Film News In Brief – Digital Domain names Montréal as newest studio location

Digital Domain has announced Montréal as its newest studio location. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the visual effects and and immersive experience innovator, is known...

Digital Domain to open Montreal studio in March

Digital Domain, one of the most innovative studios for visual effects and immersive experiences, has announced Montréal as its newest studio location. Celebrating its 25th...

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