Bell Canada is finally getting its hands on rival broadcaster Astral Media. After rejecting the $3 billion deal last fall, federal regulator the Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications…
The recent blackout and restart of ERT in Greece underlines the fact that these are challenging times for public broadcasters — due to government budget cuts, the growing presence of new rivals and…
When Hollywood takes film projects north of the border, the most frequent stop is Vancouver.
MONTREAL -- When Hollywood takes film projects north of the border, the most frequent stop is Vancouver. But when Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment was looking for a videogame hub, the search…
When Hollywood takes film projects north of the border, the most frequent stop is Vancouver. But when Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment was looking for a videogame hub, the search ended a good…
Canadian film and TV production increased 5.6% to $5.9 billion -- the combined value of all project budgets -- last year.
MONTREAL -- When the dust finally settled in January on Toronto-based Entertainment One's purchase of Alliance Films, eOne president of filmed entertainment Patrice Theroux found himself in the…
NHL hockey is back and you'd think that would be good news for pay TV sports networks in Canada, where it is far and away the most popular sport.
It was a strange year at the domestic box office in Quebec. The market share for local films was the worst in more than a decade, while U.S. films upticked slightly to a 79% share, and French films…
Canuck broadcaster Bell Media and Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil are setting up Cirque du Soleil Media to create Quebec-based content for TV, film, digital and gaming platforms.
MONTREAL -- Quebec shingle Item 7 is at the vanguard of provincial production companies' attempts to break out of the Quebecois ghetto, with pics starring international thesps in globally themed pics…