Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2015’

Amazon Inks Deal with eOne for Fear the Walking Dead

By Kristin Brzoznowski for World Screen Amazon has inked a deal with Entertainment One (eOne) for Fear the Walking Dead, the highly anticipated companion series to The Walking Dead, to be available to Prime members in select territories. The show will

Bell Fund July Funding Decisions Announced

The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the July 15, 2015 deadline, approving $3.5 M in grants for 27 of the 50 (English and French) applications received. Click here to view July 2015 funding decisions.

Comcast Reportedly Taking on YouTube and Facebook with Rival Video Platform

By Chris Welch for The Verge Not only is Comcast rolling out its own internet TV service, but the company also reportedly has bigger plans for an on-demand video service that would stream content from BuzzFeed, Vox Media, Vice, Mic, AwesomenessTV, Refinery29, The Onion, and others.

Cogeco Fund Announces Web Drama Series Funding Program

A funding program to support the development of new digital drama series (webseries) has been approved by the Board of Directors of the Cogeco Fund. The development and packaging mentorship program is designed to fill the funding gap in the

Super Channel Unveils Dramatically Redesigned Website

Super Channel, Canada’s only national English pay television network, is pleased to unveil its dramatically redesigned website, The website, which was designed and developed in-house, has been completely updated with a fresh, streamlined look and simplified user experience. “Our web team has worked

Federal Government Announces Support for Digital Media Industry

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, Joyce Bateman, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment to benefit the conventional linear and