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  • Academy picks Oscar producers
    Thursday September 25th 2008

    Signaling a change in directions for the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped two Oscarcast first-timers to oversee the 81st annual event, with Laurence Mark to produce and writer-director Bill Condon as executive producer. Vowing there will be surprises, Mark told Daily Variety, “We respect the tradition of the Oscars and we’re happy to uphold those traditions. But it might be a kick to pay attention to the format and vary it — to do both. The show should be classy and fun.”

  • Canwest, CTV lure indie producers
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    TORONTO – Canadian networks have reached into the country’s indie production ranks to bolster their homegrown drama development slates. Canwest Broadcasting has lured Susan Alexander away from indie producer Barna Alper Prods. to become a production executive for drama content. Alexander produced the first season of “Little Mosque on the[…]

  • Michael Moore gives new film to fans for free
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    Filmmaker Michael Moore released his latest documentary for free on the Internet Tuesday, marking a first for the maverick director who aims to encourage young people to vote — preferably for Democrats — in November’s U.S. presidential election. “Slacker Uprising,” a feature-length film documenting Moore’s tour of swing states during the 2004 presidential election year, was made available for a free download instead of being released in movie theaters.

  • Layton will restore funding to the arts
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    QUEBEC CITY – New Democrat leader Jack Layton blasted outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his attacks on arts and culture in Quebec. Speaking before members of the Quebec City arts community, Layton announced the New Democrats policy on the cultural industries. Layton accused Prime Minister Harper of making a[…]

  • HBO service takes shape in Canada
    Tuesday September 23rd 2008

    A customized HBO Canada service will launch here Oct. 30 exclusively for subscribers of domestic pay TV networks the Movie Network and Movie Central. TMN and Movie Central, the exclusive Canadian agents of HBO programming in Canada, will offer HBO Canada as a free, on-demand multiplex channel. In eastern Canada, HBO Canada will replace MMore, a multiplex channel offered as counterprogramming to TMN’s main channel.

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Archives for: September 20085
  • Academy picks Oscar producers
    Thursday September 25th 2008

    Signaling a change in directions for the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped two Oscarcast first-timers to oversee the 81st annual event, with Laurence Mark to produce and writer-director Bill Condon as executive producer. Vowing there will be surprises, Mark told Daily Variety, “We respect the tradition of the Oscars and we’re happy to uphold those traditions. But it might be a kick to pay attention to the format and vary it — to do both. The show should be classy and fun.”

  • Canwest, CTV lure indie producers
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    TORONTO – Canadian networks have reached into the country’s indie production ranks to bolster their homegrown drama development slates. Canwest Broadcasting has lured Susan Alexander away from indie producer Barna Alper Prods. to become a production executive for drama content. Alexander produced the first season of “Little Mosque on the[…]

  • Michael Moore gives new film to fans for free
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    Filmmaker Michael Moore released his latest documentary for free on the Internet Tuesday, marking a first for the maverick director who aims to encourage young people to vote — preferably for Democrats — in November’s U.S. presidential election. “Slacker Uprising,” a feature-length film documenting Moore’s tour of swing states during the 2004 presidential election year, was made available for a free download instead of being released in movie theaters.

  • Layton will restore funding to the arts
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    QUEBEC CITY – New Democrat leader Jack Layton blasted outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his attacks on arts and culture in Quebec. Speaking before members of the Quebec City arts community, Layton announced the New Democrats policy on the cultural industries. Layton accused Prime Minister Harper of making a[…]

  • HBO service takes shape in Canada
    Tuesday September 23rd 2008

    A customized HBO Canada service will launch here Oct. 30 exclusively for subscribers of domestic pay TV networks the Movie Network and Movie Central. TMN and Movie Central, the exclusive Canadian agents of HBO programming in Canada, will offer HBO Canada as a free, on-demand multiplex channel. In eastern Canada, HBO Canada will replace MMore, a multiplex channel offered as counterprogramming to TMN’s main channel.

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Archives for: September 20085
  • Academy picks Oscar producers
    Thursday September 25th 2008

    Signaling a change in directions for the Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has tapped two Oscarcast first-timers to oversee the 81st annual event, with Laurence Mark to produce and writer-director Bill Condon as executive producer. Vowing there will be surprises, Mark told Daily Variety, “We respect the tradition of the Oscars and we’re happy to uphold those traditions. But it might be a kick to pay attention to the format and vary it — to do both. The show should be classy and fun.”

  • Canwest, CTV lure indie producers
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    TORONTO – Canadian networks have reached into the country’s indie production ranks to bolster their homegrown drama development slates. Canwest Broadcasting has lured Susan Alexander away from indie producer Barna Alper Prods. to become a production executive for drama content. Alexander produced the first season of “Little Mosque on the[…]

  • Michael Moore gives new film to fans for free
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    Filmmaker Michael Moore released his latest documentary for free on the Internet Tuesday, marking a first for the maverick director who aims to encourage young people to vote — preferably for Democrats — in November’s U.S. presidential election. “Slacker Uprising,” a feature-length film documenting Moore’s tour of swing states during the 2004 presidential election year, was made available for a free download instead of being released in movie theaters.

  • Layton will restore funding to the arts
    Wednesday September 24th 2008

    QUEBEC CITY – New Democrat leader Jack Layton blasted outgoing Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his attacks on arts and culture in Quebec. Speaking before members of the Quebec City arts community, Layton announced the New Democrats policy on the cultural industries. Layton accused Prime Minister Harper of making a[…]

  • HBO service takes shape in Canada
    Tuesday September 23rd 2008

    A customized HBO Canada service will launch here Oct. 30 exclusively for subscribers of domestic pay TV networks the Movie Network and Movie Central. TMN and Movie Central, the exclusive Canadian agents of HBO programming in Canada, will offer HBO Canada as a free, on-demand multiplex channel. In eastern Canada, HBO Canada will replace MMore, a multiplex channel offered as counterprogramming to TMN’s main channel.

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