Films of Everyday Syria, Residential School Voices, and a 13-Year Commercial Break

The Vancouver Courier has a piece on Abounaddara, “an¬†anonymous collective of volunteer, self-taught artists whose weekly short films offer a glimpse of the lives of ordinary Syrians.” The films offer an alternative view to the media’s constant depiction of violence in Syria. A discussion on Syrian refugees, hosted by advocate and writer Zool Suleman, will […]

News before the weekend

(via CNW) CTV has ordered the gripping Drama series Cardinal which focuses on a murder mystery in a six-part drama series, each episode an hour long. Originally developed by Aubrey Nealon in 2011, Cardinal was adapted from Giles Blunt’s award-winning novel Forty Words for Sorrow and produced by Sienna Films and eOne along with Bell […]

2 Announcements and a Scam Alert

Bell Media and its — sub-media? have been getting busy, according to a couple of press releases today. First, Much Digital Studios, which was announced back in April, is up and running as of now. This goes hand in hand with the re-vamping and re-launch of Much.ca. Much Digital Studios is Much’s “online network of […]

Breaking: Crull Leaves Bell

(Via CNW) “Kevin Crull departs Bell with our thanks for his contributions to our customers and shareholders,” says George Cope, President and CEO of Bell Canada and BCE Inc. Crull has served as President and CEO of Bell Media since 2011 and has been with the company since 2005. His departure is effective today. Crull […]