Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2012’

"Little Room Left" on Canadian Television Dial

By Sean Davidson for C21 Media Canadian TV has room for only two or three new specialty channels from the US, and only those with must-watch original programming need apply, according to distributors and broadcasters north of the border. Outside

2012-2013 Canadian Media Fund Program Deadlines

Click here for an outline of the 2012-2013 CMF Funding Program deadlines and guidelines for download.

Comic-Con: They’re Not Geeks, They’re a Focus Group

By Stephen Cole for The Globe and Mail A surprisingly tender look at San Diego Comic-Con, an annual pop-culture love-in that attracts 125,000 comic book and sci-fi fanatics, Supersize Medirector Morgan Spurlock’s new documentary is crowded with all the usual freaks

The Walking Dead Dominates Social Media in March 2012

The Walking Dead finale set off a flurry of conversation across the most popular social networks in the month of March. According to Trendrr.TV’s report on social activity for cable television shows, the finale was the most talked about cable show

New Channel 4 Series Will Allow Crowd of 50 to Solve Personal Dilemmas

By Jill Reilly A crowd of strangers will make ‘life-changing decisions’ for volunteers in a new Channel 4 show. The Audience will feature a group of 50 ordinary men and women who will answer important questions such as ‘Should I

BroadbandTV Corp. Wins 2012 Top Innovator Award in B.C.

VANCOUVER, April 3, 2012  – BroadbandTV has been named Top Innovator in British Columbia, heading the list of the 20 most innovative companies in 2012 by BC Business Magazine. The company was recognized for “radically changing” the online media and technology industry

Portlandia Wins Peabody Award

By Kristi Turnquist As if 2012 hadn’t already been the year “Portlandia”  achieved pop culture domination, now the IFC sketch comedy series has won a Peabody Award. Today, the 71st annual Peabody Awards winners were announced, and among the 38 recipients was”Portlandia,” recognized as “A

World Summit Award e-Content Winners Heading To Cairo Gala

Precious world poetry smartly concentrated on one website, a digital How to-Guide for farmers or e-Comics that turn school lessons into a real pleasure: World Summit Award takes its winners and their extraordinary digital projects to the heart of a powerful and young digital movement. From April

Angry Birds Animated TV Series to Premiere in Autumn 2012

By Stuart Dredge for The Guardian Rovio Mobile is launching a series of 52 shortform animations for its Angry Birds in Autumn, but has ruled out a movie until after 2014. “We’re going to roll out a weekly animation series later this year of

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