Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc. (Whites) is pleased to announce the appointment of Phyllis Yaffe to the Comweb/Whites Board of Directors, effective immediately. “Phyllis Yaffe has been a powerful force behind the growth of the Canadian film and television industry for over three decades,” states Bronfman. “We are honoured that she has agreed to serve on our board and we believe that her unparalleled experience and contributions will be extremely valuable to our company’s future success.”
The Tribeca Film Festival has announced half of its 2015 slate of 97 feature films, setting a lineup that includes the world premiere of features including James Franco starrer “The Adderall Diaries,” Olivia Wilde-Luke Wilson drama “Meadowland,” Richard Gere topliner “Franny” and “In My Father’s House,” a documentary about Che “Rhymefest” Smith, who recently won an Oscar for co-writing the song “Glory” from “Selma.”
OMDC has launched a call for applications for the OMDC Film Fund. This fund is intended to increase the level of indigenous feature film production in Ontario. This program provides support to Ontario producers for feature film projects in the final stages of development and production financing.
Starting Monday February 15th and continuing throughout the next several months, TO411 publisher Tom Reid is pleased to announce the launch of “Insider” Video Roll-Out campaigns on TO411Daily.
As it looks to grow its viewership of the upcoming “WrestleMania” pay-per-view event next month, WWE has locked down new distribution deals for its WWE Network in Canada and the Middle East.
Rogers Communications will provide the over-the-top streaming service to more Canadians through carriage agreements with Cogeco Cable Canada, Shaw and Shaw Direct, Telus Optik [...]