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 in development (second or third draft) on a feature-length project or series and should submit a project to workshop. Up to 10 will be selected. The deadline for applications is April 25th –– see details here.
(Via PRWeb) Want to watch the radio? Users of fourth generation Apple TV devices can now join Apple and Android smartphone users to download an app from 14 Oranges that adds a visual experience to the music of The Zone @ 91-3, the Jim Pattison Broadcast Group’s alternative and modern rock radio station based in Victoria, B.C. While an artist’s work plays, their album covers and latest social media posts display on your device.
Make of this what you will — the CRTC announces (via CNW) that the first national, independent broadband performance study shows “the majority of broadband Internet services sold in Canada meet or exceed their advertised download and upload speeds.” OpenMedia has a different take on the study, with Campaigns Director Josh Tabish saying it shows, like many other studies, that “we’re paying some of the highest prices in the world for middle of the road service.” (Via Wireservice.ca)