Alliance Atlantis Communications has inked an output deal with Spain's Gestevision Telecinco that gives the latter TV and homevideo rights in Spain to 31 telepics produced or co-produced by Alliance…
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. of Vancouver has raised C$25 million ($16.5 million) following an offering of 5.4 million shares, which were issued on a bought-deal basis.
Alliance Atlantis Communications posted only a modest gain in revenue and a small dip in earnings for the first full quarter reflecting the merged operations of Alliance and Atlantis.
Anti-violence and victims' rights groups mounted a public protest in Toronto last week to attempt to stop Canuck indie Lions Gate Films from shooting "American Psycho" in Canada's largest city.
Film and TV production reached a record high of C$808 million ($534 million) in British Columbia last year, a 28% increase from the 1997 total of $417 million.
Behaviour Communications, which has been struggling to stop the flow of red ink for the past three years, announced Friday that it is shuttering its money-losing new-media business to concentrate on…
Cinar Corp. announced it is set to initiate a new share issue in both the U.S. and Canada that will net the Montreal-based kids TV producer more than C$200 million ($132 million). Cinar will issue a…
Cinar Corp. announced Monday that it has acquired the film library of Leucadia Film Corp. of Salt Lake City, including 12 family features.
Astral Communications and Groupe Covitec announced Monday that Astral's AstralTech technical services unit will merge with Groupe Covitec to create the largest technical-services company in Canada.
Perrin Beatty, president and CEO of the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC), will ankle the top job at the Canuck pubcaster later this year.
Andy Myers has been axed from his position as senior veepee and managing director of Behaviour Distribution, and he is not expected to be replaced.