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  • CBC chief slams ‘false dichotomy’ in public funding debate
    Monday November 28th 2011

    Critics of the CBC often rely on a “false dichotomy” to distinguish the broadcaster from private media enterprises, the head of the CBC says. Speaking at a conference on international communications in Ottawa, CBC president and CEO Hubert Lacroix said the CBC isn’t alone in receiving public funding for its work. “The current debate suggests there is a subsidized state broadcaster in one corner and unsubsidized private broadcasters in the other corner,” Mr. Lacroix told an audience of about 300 people. “That is quite simply a false dichotomy.”

  • Weinstein desires to become recognized film brand
    Thursday November 24th 2011

    While Harvey Weinstein has no plans to roar like the MGM lion before each of his movies, the Oscar-winning producer wants to turn the film studio bearing his family’s name into a recognizable brand. His wish list includes branding on par with Facebook’s F, Twitter’s T and Apple’s, well, apple.[…]

  • Toronto film makes Oscar short list for best doc
    Thursday November 24th 2011

    A Canadian film about the harrowing experiences of war correspondents has made the short list of 15 documentaries in the running for an Oscar. “Under Fire: Journalists in Combat” traces the psychological and emotional toll faced by eight war correspondents and photographers from major news organizations including the Toronto Star, Reuters, and the Associated Press.

  • Survey finds holiday filmgoing surprises
    Tuesday November 22nd 2011

    Hollywood will be counting on a Christmas goose at the box office this year. But an exclusive survey conducted for Variety by film tracking and research company OTX finds that most moviegoers will be pickier at the plexes this season amid an abundance of year-end pic choices, and that they’re[…]

  • NBC Nabs Jim Henson Puppet Comedy
    Tuesday November 22nd 2011

    As The Muppets prepares to hit theaters, NBC is readying some puppet fare of its own. The network is developing The New Nabors, a single-camera comedy project that centers on a family that lives in Palm Springs and is aghast with their new neighbors — a gang of puppets. The[…]

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  • CBC chief slams ‘false dichotomy’ in public funding debate
    Monday November 28th 2011

    Critics of the CBC often rely on a “false dichotomy” to distinguish the broadcaster from private media enterprises, the head of the CBC says. Speaking at a conference on international communications in Ottawa, CBC president and CEO Hubert Lacroix said the CBC isn’t alone in receiving public funding for its work. “The current debate suggests there is a subsidized state broadcaster in one corner and unsubsidized private broadcasters in the other corner,” Mr. Lacroix told an audience of about 300 people. “That is quite simply a false dichotomy.”

  • Weinstein desires to become recognized film brand
    Thursday November 24th 2011

    While Harvey Weinstein has no plans to roar like the MGM lion before each of his movies, the Oscar-winning producer wants to turn the film studio bearing his family’s name into a recognizable brand. His wish list includes branding on par with Facebook’s F, Twitter’s T and Apple’s, well, apple.[…]

  • Toronto film makes Oscar short list for best doc
    Thursday November 24th 2011

    A Canadian film about the harrowing experiences of war correspondents has made the short list of 15 documentaries in the running for an Oscar. “Under Fire: Journalists in Combat” traces the psychological and emotional toll faced by eight war correspondents and photographers from major news organizations including the Toronto Star, Reuters, and the Associated Press.

  • Survey finds holiday filmgoing surprises
    Tuesday November 22nd 2011

    Hollywood will be counting on a Christmas goose at the box office this year. But an exclusive survey conducted for Variety by film tracking and research company OTX finds that most moviegoers will be pickier at the plexes this season amid an abundance of year-end pic choices, and that they’re[…]

  • NBC Nabs Jim Henson Puppet Comedy
    Tuesday November 22nd 2011

    As The Muppets prepares to hit theaters, NBC is readying some puppet fare of its own. The network is developing The New Nabors, a single-camera comedy project that centers on a family that lives in Palm Springs and is aghast with their new neighbors — a gang of puppets. The[…]

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Archives for: November 20115
  • CBC chief slams ‘false dichotomy’ in public funding debate
    Monday November 28th 2011

    Critics of the CBC often rely on a “false dichotomy” to distinguish the broadcaster from private media enterprises, the head of the CBC says. Speaking at a conference on international communications in Ottawa, CBC president and CEO Hubert Lacroix said the CBC isn’t alone in receiving public funding for its work. “The current debate suggests there is a subsidized state broadcaster in one corner and unsubsidized private broadcasters in the other corner,” Mr. Lacroix told an audience of about 300 people. “That is quite simply a false dichotomy.”

  • Weinstein desires to become recognized film brand
    Thursday November 24th 2011

    While Harvey Weinstein has no plans to roar like the MGM lion before each of his movies, the Oscar-winning producer wants to turn the film studio bearing his family’s name into a recognizable brand. His wish list includes branding on par with Facebook’s F, Twitter’s T and Apple’s, well, apple.[…]

  • Toronto film makes Oscar short list for best doc
    Thursday November 24th 2011

    A Canadian film about the harrowing experiences of war correspondents has made the short list of 15 documentaries in the running for an Oscar. “Under Fire: Journalists in Combat” traces the psychological and emotional toll faced by eight war correspondents and photographers from major news organizations including the Toronto Star, Reuters, and the Associated Press.

  • Survey finds holiday filmgoing surprises
    Tuesday November 22nd 2011

    Hollywood will be counting on a Christmas goose at the box office this year. But an exclusive survey conducted for Variety by film tracking and research company OTX finds that most moviegoers will be pickier at the plexes this season amid an abundance of year-end pic choices, and that they’re[…]

  • NBC Nabs Jim Henson Puppet Comedy
    Tuesday November 22nd 2011

    As The Muppets prepares to hit theaters, NBC is readying some puppet fare of its own. The network is developing The New Nabors, a single-camera comedy project that centers on a family that lives in Palm Springs and is aghast with their new neighbors — a gang of puppets. The[…]

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