Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2014’

eOne Inks Exclusive Distribution Deal with El Rey Network

By Kristin Brzoznowski for World Screen eOne has firmed up an exclusive worldwide TV distribution deal with El Rey Network to represent the channel’s growing slate of original programming. The English-language cable network, launched in December 2013, was created by filmmaker

Exclusive Strategic Partnership Advances Digital Emmy Awards

The world’s best interactive content will be honoured at the Digital Emmy® Awards presented by the International Academy of Arts & Sciences during the MIPTV 2014 Opening Night Party in Cannes, France on Monday April 7, with the support of

Lark Productions and The Knowledge Network Launch Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH

By Pamela Fayerman for The Vancouver Sun It has gripping life-and-death drama, a fast pace, and all the mayhem of a Hollywood action film. Except a new television series that will begin airing later this month is about real-life experiences

NBCUniversal Acquires Stake in Lark, Producer of CTV/ABC Crime Series ‘Motive’

Michael Edelstein, president of NBCUniversal International Television Production, also unveils a first-look and distribution deal with Lark, whose other hit show is “Real Housewives of Vancouver.” By George Szalai for The Hollywood Reporter NBCUniversal International Television Production has acquired a

Vimeo Launches $500K Program Supporting Crowdfunded Films

By Paula Bernstein for Indiewire Vimeo has launched a $500,000 program to support crowdfunded films, the digital platform announced at Sundance today. Vimeo will review films which have raised $10,000 or more on crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo, Kickstarter and Seed&Spark, and select projects to receive

R.I.P. Pilot Season

By John Doyle for The Globe and Mail ‘First, you know, television in 2014 is pretty cool. People are watching more than 152 hours a month. They are watching on all platforms. Those platforms are growing. But the linear channel

FanTrust Shoutout to Clients: Canadian Screen Awards Noms

2013 was a great year for Canadian television and 2014 is off to an exciting start as a host of FanTrust clients look to make a big impact at The Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on March 9. From drama

eOne and NSI-Canada Enter Sponsorship Deal

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) has a new three-year sponsorship deal with eOne. Beginning in 2014, eOne will be a Corporate Strategic Sponsor, supporting various training activities and content development programs at NSI, including NSI Drama Prize, NSI

eOne Launches $100 Million Film Acquisition Fund

By Stuart Kemp for The Hollywood Reporter Entertainment One has set up a $100 million film acquisition fund as the freshly appointed president of its international film division, Harold van Lier, gets his feet under his desk. Van Lier is launching eOne

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