Tag: TV

TV & Film News – DGC urges an end to Telefilm...

The Independent Filmmakers Committee of the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC), led by Clement Virgo, has published a “Directors Manifesto” calling for an overhaul...

Sign Offs

Lito Taruc, 62, on Nov. 17, following a heart attack. Taruc was the longtime co-anchor of “Good Morning Philippines” on Evanov Radio Group’s CKJS...

TV & Film News – Major construction begins on Pinewood Studios...

Pinewood Toronto Studios has started major construction on its multi-stage expansion of more than 200,000 sq. ft. of new sound stage and support space....

Tough week for Halifax radio as both Rogers, Bell make cuts

There's word Bell Media has made a handful of cuts at its Halifax radio stations, as the fallout from staff reductions at Rogers Sports...

Rogers Sports & Media cuts hit Vancouver, Calgary hard

Rogers Sports & Media has made staff cuts at its radio and television properties, that include the cancellation of Breakfast Television in Calgary and Vancouver,...

Kevin Desjardins named first CAB president since 2009

Kevin Desjardins has been named as the new president of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), effective today. Dejardins previously worked with the CAB from...

TV & Film News – Marci Ien among WIFT Toronto’s 2020...

WIFT Toronto has named its 2020 Crystal Awards honourees. They include Beth Janson, CEO at the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, who receives...

TV & Film News – Deepa Mehta’s ‘Funny Boy’ to represent...

Funny Boy, Deepa Mehta’s film adaptation of Shyam Selvadurai’s coming-of-age novel, will represent Canada in the race for Best International Feature Film at the...

TV & Film News – Applications open Friday for federal COVID-19...

The Short-Term Compensation Fund for Canadian Audiovisual Productions (STCF) will open for applications Oct. 30. The temporary federal measure is aimed at minimizing the...

CBC/Radio-Canada debunks reports it’s received $33.7M pandemic bailout

The public broadcaster is taking aim at reports it's being granted a $33.7 million federal COVID-19 bailout. CBC/Radio-Canada issued a press release late Monday attempting...

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