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  • Indie producers looking outside Canada
    Thursday January 07th 2010

    Canadians are embracing reality TV. Cash-strapped Canadian broadcasters, especially, are embracing reality TV. Now Canadian indie producers hope international broadcasters will embrace more of their factual series to get them through hard times. “My focus is putting the team in place to give the Americans comfort to give us money,” said Guy O’Sullivan, executive producer at Proper Television, whose Discovery Channel series “Canada’s Worst Driver” in December became the first Canadian non-sports cable show to draw 1 million viewers before it received an order Wednesday for a sixth season.

  • Sam Mendes to direct next Bond pic
    Wednesday January 06th 2010

    t’s Mendes. Sam Mendes. The British helmer is in negotiations to direct the 23rd installment of the venerable James Bond franchise. Production is being fast-tracked and could begin as early as June with an eye toward a 2011 release. Plans for the film are moving forward despite a possible sale[…]

  • 3D nets coming at you
    Wednesday January 06th 2010

    ESPN and Discovery Communications announced plans Tuesday to launch the industry’s first 3D television networks. The sports programmer will introduce a 3D network this summer, while Discovery is joining forces with Sony and Imax for a 3D network to launch in 2011. The announcements represent a potentially game-changing addition to the TV landscape, which only recently fully embraced another technological shift to high-definition programming.

  • Canuck TV industry seeks funding solutions
    Tuesday January 05th 2010

    Could selling ad time on U.S. cable channels’ local avails help solve Canada’s broadcast woes? Glenn O’Farrell thinks so. As an industry fight over retransmission fees heats up on both sides of the border, the former broadcast lobbyist is looking to convert local avails on U.S services like A&E and CNN into Canadian commercials and cash for homegrown programming.

  • Imax breaks $100 million boxoffice in Q4
    Tuesday January 05th 2010

    Around $54 million in inflated 3D ticket sales for 20th Century Fox’s “Avatar” helped Toronto-based Imax for the first time surpass $100 million in quarterly gross boxoffice during the three months to Dec. 31, the giant screen exhibitor said Monday. As it released official year-end numbers, Imax said its full-year 2009 boxoffice for digitally remastered Hollywood titles surged 108% to a record $270 million, against $130 million in fiscal 2008.

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Archives for: January 20105
  • Indie producers looking outside Canada
    Thursday January 07th 2010

    Canadians are embracing reality TV. Cash-strapped Canadian broadcasters, especially, are embracing reality TV. Now Canadian indie producers hope international broadcasters will embrace more of their factual series to get them through hard times. “My focus is putting the team in place to give the Americans comfort to give us money,” said Guy O’Sullivan, executive producer at Proper Television, whose Discovery Channel series “Canada’s Worst Driver” in December became the first Canadian non-sports cable show to draw 1 million viewers before it received an order Wednesday for a sixth season.

  • Sam Mendes to direct next Bond pic
    Wednesday January 06th 2010

    t’s Mendes. Sam Mendes. The British helmer is in negotiations to direct the 23rd installment of the venerable James Bond franchise. Production is being fast-tracked and could begin as early as June with an eye toward a 2011 release. Plans for the film are moving forward despite a possible sale[…]

  • 3D nets coming at you
    Wednesday January 06th 2010

    ESPN and Discovery Communications announced plans Tuesday to launch the industry’s first 3D television networks. The sports programmer will introduce a 3D network this summer, while Discovery is joining forces with Sony and Imax for a 3D network to launch in 2011. The announcements represent a potentially game-changing addition to the TV landscape, which only recently fully embraced another technological shift to high-definition programming.

  • Canuck TV industry seeks funding solutions
    Tuesday January 05th 2010

    Could selling ad time on U.S. cable channels’ local avails help solve Canada’s broadcast woes? Glenn O’Farrell thinks so. As an industry fight over retransmission fees heats up on both sides of the border, the former broadcast lobbyist is looking to convert local avails on U.S services like A&E and CNN into Canadian commercials and cash for homegrown programming.

  • Imax breaks $100 million boxoffice in Q4
    Tuesday January 05th 2010

    Around $54 million in inflated 3D ticket sales for 20th Century Fox’s “Avatar” helped Toronto-based Imax for the first time surpass $100 million in quarterly gross boxoffice during the three months to Dec. 31, the giant screen exhibitor said Monday. As it released official year-end numbers, Imax said its full-year 2009 boxoffice for digitally remastered Hollywood titles surged 108% to a record $270 million, against $130 million in fiscal 2008.

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Archives for: January 20105
  • Indie producers looking outside Canada
    Thursday January 07th 2010

    Canadians are embracing reality TV. Cash-strapped Canadian broadcasters, especially, are embracing reality TV. Now Canadian indie producers hope international broadcasters will embrace more of their factual series to get them through hard times. “My focus is putting the team in place to give the Americans comfort to give us money,” said Guy O’Sullivan, executive producer at Proper Television, whose Discovery Channel series “Canada’s Worst Driver” in December became the first Canadian non-sports cable show to draw 1 million viewers before it received an order Wednesday for a sixth season.

  • Sam Mendes to direct next Bond pic
    Wednesday January 06th 2010

    t’s Mendes. Sam Mendes. The British helmer is in negotiations to direct the 23rd installment of the venerable James Bond franchise. Production is being fast-tracked and could begin as early as June with an eye toward a 2011 release. Plans for the film are moving forward despite a possible sale[…]

  • 3D nets coming at you
    Wednesday January 06th 2010

    ESPN and Discovery Communications announced plans Tuesday to launch the industry’s first 3D television networks. The sports programmer will introduce a 3D network this summer, while Discovery is joining forces with Sony and Imax for a 3D network to launch in 2011. The announcements represent a potentially game-changing addition to the TV landscape, which only recently fully embraced another technological shift to high-definition programming.

  • Canuck TV industry seeks funding solutions
    Tuesday January 05th 2010

    Could selling ad time on U.S. cable channels’ local avails help solve Canada’s broadcast woes? Glenn O’Farrell thinks so. As an industry fight over retransmission fees heats up on both sides of the border, the former broadcast lobbyist is looking to convert local avails on U.S services like A&E and CNN into Canadian commercials and cash for homegrown programming.

  • Imax breaks $100 million boxoffice in Q4
    Tuesday January 05th 2010

    Around $54 million in inflated 3D ticket sales for 20th Century Fox’s “Avatar” helped Toronto-based Imax for the first time surpass $100 million in quarterly gross boxoffice during the three months to Dec. 31, the giant screen exhibitor said Monday. As it released official year-end numbers, Imax said its full-year 2009 boxoffice for digitally remastered Hollywood titles surged 108% to a record $270 million, against $130 million in fiscal 2008.

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