The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA), the main Canuck actors union, has created a new category of membership to represent extras; 89% of respondents in a national…
Astral Media, Canada's leading pay and specialty-TV owner, reported boffo net earnings and revenue for its third quarter powered largely by its TV outlets, especially its pay stations.
Few deals were inked at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, which wrapped Sunday, but organizers were upbeat thanks to a record 1.6 million attendees and a major boost for Comedia, the growing film…
Alliance Atlantis Communications reported strong revenue growth for the past year, largely thanks to its booming specialty-channel business. But the Canadian film and TV company's net earnings dipped…
Embattled Canuck television producer Cinar has reached an agreement with federal film and TV funder Telefilm Canada regarding Cinar shows alleged to have been made with improperly obtained tax…
Writer-actor Eugene Levy has been tapped to host the final gala at this year's Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, it was announced Wednesday.
There will be an Italian flavor to the 25th anniversary edition of the Montreal World Film Festival, with both Sophia Loren and Dino De Laurentiis on the guest list.
Laurier LaPierre has quit as chairman of Telefilm Canada, the most important public film and TV funding agency in the Great White North, after being appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Jean…
The Banff Television Festival is a relatively intimate event even though attendance has doubled over the past five years to the 2,000 industryites due this year.
Seasoned Canuck exec Kevin Shea, who ankled his job as prexy and chief operating officer of Global Television Network in February, has turned up as group exec VP of convergence at rival entertainment…