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  • Why Canadian television is superior to Canadian movies: Salem
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    Canadian film is passionate, distinctive, challenging, brave, thoughtful, thrilling, hilarious, inspirational, eloquent and, yes, entertaining. But if not for Canadian television, it would not exist. Is Canadian TV better than Canadian film? It depends on your definition of “better.” Aesthetics aside – and that’s where they will stay, being an[…]

  • Film industry spending hits record in Ontario, Hamilton numbers well off their peak
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    The province’s revenue from the film production industry reached its highest point ever in 2012, according to data released by the Ontario Media Development Corp., but preliminary Hamilton numbers aren’t as rosy. Film and television productions spent a record $1.28 billion in the province last year, a slight increase over 2011’s total of $1.26 billion. That included spending on things such as wages, service contracts, equipment, studio rentals and post-production costs. The value of film and television production in Ontario has seen an increase of about 90 per cent since 2008, when the total spending was $671.2 million.

  • Jon Stewart taking summer off from Daily Show to direct film
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    Comedy Central says Jon Stewart will take a break from “The Daily Show” starting in June to direct and produce his first feature film, based on a book by Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari. The network said Tuesday that correspondent-writer John Oliver will host the fake news show for the eight weeks of original episodes scheduled during Stewart’s hiatus. The British-born Oliver has been a “Daily Show” regular since 2006. Stewart is expected back in the anchor chair shortly after U.S. Labor Day, Sept. 2.

  • The highs and (many) lows from the Canadian Screen Awards
    Tuesday March 05th 2013

    Hosted live by Martin Short from Toronto, the inaugural Screen Awards effectively replaced the former Genie and Gemini awards, which for the past few decades have honoured excellence in Canadian film and television, respectively. The big winners of the night were the film War Witch, the crime drama Flashpoint and the comedy Less Than Kind.

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Archives for: March 20135
  • Why Canadian television is superior to Canadian movies: Salem
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    Canadian film is passionate, distinctive, challenging, brave, thoughtful, thrilling, hilarious, inspirational, eloquent and, yes, entertaining. But if not for Canadian television, it would not exist. Is Canadian TV better than Canadian film? It depends on your definition of “better.” Aesthetics aside – and that’s where they will stay, being an[…]

  • Film industry spending hits record in Ontario, Hamilton numbers well off their peak
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    The province’s revenue from the film production industry reached its highest point ever in 2012, according to data released by the Ontario Media Development Corp., but preliminary Hamilton numbers aren’t as rosy. Film and television productions spent a record $1.28 billion in the province last year, a slight increase over 2011’s total of $1.26 billion. That included spending on things such as wages, service contracts, equipment, studio rentals and post-production costs. The value of film and television production in Ontario has seen an increase of about 90 per cent since 2008, when the total spending was $671.2 million.

  • Jon Stewart taking summer off from Daily Show to direct film
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    Comedy Central says Jon Stewart will take a break from “The Daily Show” starting in June to direct and produce his first feature film, based on a book by Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari. The network said Tuesday that correspondent-writer John Oliver will host the fake news show for the eight weeks of original episodes scheduled during Stewart’s hiatus. The British-born Oliver has been a “Daily Show” regular since 2006. Stewart is expected back in the anchor chair shortly after U.S. Labor Day, Sept. 2.

  • The highs and (many) lows from the Canadian Screen Awards
    Tuesday March 05th 2013

    Hosted live by Martin Short from Toronto, the inaugural Screen Awards effectively replaced the former Genie and Gemini awards, which for the past few decades have honoured excellence in Canadian film and television, respectively. The big winners of the night were the film War Witch, the crime drama Flashpoint and the comedy Less Than Kind.

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Archives for: March 20135
  • Why Canadian television is superior to Canadian movies: Salem
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    Canadian film is passionate, distinctive, challenging, brave, thoughtful, thrilling, hilarious, inspirational, eloquent and, yes, entertaining. But if not for Canadian television, it would not exist. Is Canadian TV better than Canadian film? It depends on your definition of “better.” Aesthetics aside – and that’s where they will stay, being an[…]

  • Film industry spending hits record in Ontario, Hamilton numbers well off their peak
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    The province’s revenue from the film production industry reached its highest point ever in 2012, according to data released by the Ontario Media Development Corp., but preliminary Hamilton numbers aren’t as rosy. Film and television productions spent a record $1.28 billion in the province last year, a slight increase over 2011’s total of $1.26 billion. That included spending on things such as wages, service contracts, equipment, studio rentals and post-production costs. The value of film and television production in Ontario has seen an increase of about 90 per cent since 2008, when the total spending was $671.2 million.

  • Jon Stewart taking summer off from Daily Show to direct film
    Thursday March 07th 2013

    Comedy Central says Jon Stewart will take a break from “The Daily Show” starting in June to direct and produce his first feature film, based on a book by Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari. The network said Tuesday that correspondent-writer John Oliver will host the fake news show for the eight weeks of original episodes scheduled during Stewart’s hiatus. The British-born Oliver has been a “Daily Show” regular since 2006. Stewart is expected back in the anchor chair shortly after U.S. Labor Day, Sept. 2.

  • The highs and (many) lows from the Canadian Screen Awards
    Tuesday March 05th 2013

    Hosted live by Martin Short from Toronto, the inaugural Screen Awards effectively replaced the former Genie and Gemini awards, which for the past few decades have honoured excellence in Canadian film and television, respectively. The big winners of the night were the film War Witch, the crime drama Flashpoint and the comedy Less Than Kind.

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