Tag: Discovery

TV & Film News – Short-Term Compensation Fund extended through March...

Canadian Heritage Min. Steven Guilbeault has announced that the federal government is doubling the Short-Term Compensation Fund to $100 million and extending the COVID-19...

Online & Digital Media News – discovery+ to make U.S. debut...

Discovery has announced that its discovery+ subscription streaming service, will make its debut in the U.S. on Jan. 4, followed by a global rollout...

TV & Film News – Courts side with SOCAN in CBC...

SOCAN, on behalf of SODRAC members and clients, is finally able to collect for the reproduction of music on CBC television broadcasts. The Supreme...

TV & Film News – Wildbrain temporarily reduces salaries, furloughs staff

Wildbrain is temporarily reducing salaries and furloughing some employees. In releasing its Q3 2020 earnings, the Halifax-headquartered children’s entertainment company revealed it’s initiated $2.0...

TV & Film News – IATSE holds PPE drive for hospitals

IATSE, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, has been holding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) drives for hospitals with thousands of its members off...

TV & Film News – Insight Productions latest reality TV prodco...

Insight Productions is the latest reality TV production company to be hit with a class action lawsuit, seeking damages stemming from alleged employment standards...

Ellen Page, Megan Wennberg among DGC Discovery Award nominees

Ellen Page (There's Something in the Water), Joey Klein (Castle in the Ground), and Megan Wennberg (Drag Kids) are among the emerging directors to watch...

Frontier has generated $106M in economic activity, CMPA study shows

Ahead of Frontier’s Season 3 premiere, the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) has released a study indicating the TV drama has generated an impressive $106 million...

#TV and #Film News In Brief

Netflix stock closed up nearly 17 per cent Tuesday after the streaming giant beat earnings estimates, revealing it added almost seven million net subscribers...

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