The C$2.3 billion ($2.2 billion) takeover of Alliance Atlantis Communications by CanWest Global Communications and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners is skedded to close Aug. 15, a week later than…
CanWest Global Communications, Canada's largest media company, is rounding off an eventful year with an uptick in fiscals thanks to gains from the sale of some assets, as it awaits a crucial…
"Little Mosque on the Prairie," a sitcom about a Muslim community in a small Canadian prairie town, will receive the Search for Common Ground Award, a prestigious humanitarian award whose previous…
The Banff World Television Festival has given its flagship awards an overhaul, adding four prizes to the slate.
Following its takeover of the cable assets of Chum Television, Toronto-based broadcaster CTVglobemedia has given some of its top dogs meatier titles and thicker portfolios.
Canada's first national pay TV network, Super Channel, is prepping to bow this fall. It will join pay channel network incumbents Astral Communications-owned TMN, which operates in Eastern Canada, and…
In a multitheater deal inked Tuesday with Regal Cinemas, Imax will bring its nascent digital projection technology to North America.
Following its takeover of the specialty assets of Chum Television, Toronto-based broadcaster CTVglobemedia has given some of its top dogs meatier titles and thicker portfolios.
Sarah Polley continues her triumphant journey from thesp to director as her feature helming debut, "Away From Her," took top feature film and Polley was named top director at the fifth annual…
The Canuck animation biz has received a boost with Tuesday's opening of Starz Animation Toronto, one of the largest CG facilities in the country.
With the recent takeovers of two larger cablers, Alliance Atlantis Communications and Chum by CanWest Global/Goldman Sachs and CTV Globemedia, respectively, Canada's presence at Mipcom looked in…