News Today (Video)

Top stories include TIFF bringing out a new list of fun events for the summer, Broadcaster Magazine announces two awards for a Canadian Documentary, CRTC wants to know all about opinions on data plans, and since Much Music Video Awards can’t come soon enough, the highest nominated artists are already being announced. (via CNW)

Good News About The Bad Mother (With Video)

(Via CNW) Black Women Film! holds its official launch this evening. The name of this new leadership program says it all — it’s designed to help “emerging filmmakers and media artists who are Black female identified of the Canadian African diaspora to forward their careers and practices in filmmaking.” The intense program of workshops and […]

TIFF STUDIO, The Zone @ 91-3, and That CRTC Broadband Study

TIFF STUDIO (their caps) is calling for Canadian writer-directors to apply for a chance to develop their talent through educational sessions and mentorship from renowned industry experts. STUDIO, now in its fourth year, is the Festival’s industry development initiative. Emphasizing feature filmmaking, it covers aspects from adaptation to the art of pitching. Applicants must be […]

Bad News, Good News, for Canadian Producers

(Via CNW) “Today’s CRTC decision [to okay the buying of Shaw Media by Corus Entertainment] sends a shiver down the spine of Canada’s independent producers,” says Reynolds Mastin, President and CEO, the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA). The group says the deal will allow Corus to dominate women’s, kids’, and lifestyle programming, putting it in […]