A row is brewing after the Montreal World Film Festival moved its dates for next year creating a four-day overlap with its much more influential rival, the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Producer and broadcaster Alliance Atlantis Communications and pubcaster the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. have inked a three-year deal to commission local television projects.
Nelvana founder Michael Hirsh announced Wednesday that he is stepping down as CEO of the Canuck animation producer, as parent company Corus Entertainment reported a C$200 million ($127 million)…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
Canuck funding agency Telefilm Canada doled out C$208.3 million ($132 million) this past year, up 17% from the previous year.
Two of Canada's leading media companies, Quebecor and BCE, are locked in a bitter dispute as they battle it out for money and market dominance.
ACTV, which scored big ratings with the finale of "American Idol," will produce "Canadian Idol" based on the same concept, it announced Wednesday.
Yanks may be so-so about "Survivor: Thailand" -- but the Canucks are crazy about it.
Montreal World Film Festival president Serge Losique announced Monday that the jury for this year's edition of the competitive fest will comprise seven members, including seasoned Quebec helmer…
Canadian broadcast execs are cautiously optimistic these days, a significant improvement from the downbeat mood at the networks in the Great White North last fall.
Canuck network CTV has appointed Rick Brace prexy, replacing Trina McQueen who retired earlier this year.