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  • Canadian documentary warns tax havens threaten democracy
    Friday March 13th 2015

    A new Canadian documentary warns that the practices multinationals use to avoid billions in taxes worldwide threaten the foundations of democracy, and its makers hope its release here on Friday sparks a public debate over offshore tax havens similar to those already raging in austerity-weary Europe. The Price We Pay,[…]

  • CRTC shakes up CanCon requirements
    Friday March 13th 2015

    Canadian broadcasters will have less stringent Canadian content requirements, no longer have genre protection around specialty channels and be required to put funds toward creating higher quality home-grown productions as a result of the findings of the CRTC’s Let Talk TV public hearings. In an Ottawa speech to the Canadian Club Thursday, Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the CRTC, outlined the first wave of changes intended to develop higher quality Canadian programming.

  • Josh Freed’s New TV Documentary Deluged By Data
    Tuesday March 10th 2015

    Deluged By Date, airing on CBC-TV Doc Zone, Thursday, March 12 at 9 p.m. (9:30 p.m. NT), begins with a familiar refrain: our ever-expanding digital age has swamped us under incoming emails, tweets, texts, alerts, photos, Facebook posts – and now, new bio-feedback data that peeks deep inside our bodies.[…]

  • Dennis Hopper: unreleased film to go on Kickstarter
    Tuesday March 10th 2015

    Five years after the death of Dennis Hopper, the revered Hollywood actor and director, the production team that worked on his unreleased final film are launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to complete the picture. The crowdfunding platform, which was successfully used to fund Zach Braff’s comedy film Wish I Was Here in 2013, is being used to raise $90,000 in post-production costs, allowing director Linda Yellen to cut Hopper’s film, add special effects and pay for the rights to use footage from other motion pictures.

  • Canada’s big screen solitudes
    Thursday March 05th 2015

    Call it the Quebec hallucination. During the Canadian Screen Awards on Sunday, whether you were enjoying the show live at the Four Seasons Centre or catching it an hour later on CBC’s main network, you could feel a francophone ghost hovering over the hoopla of the anglophone Toronto showbiz scene.[…]

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  • Canadian documentary warns tax havens threaten democracy
    Friday March 13th 2015

    A new Canadian documentary warns that the practices multinationals use to avoid billions in taxes worldwide threaten the foundations of democracy, and its makers hope its release here on Friday sparks a public debate over offshore tax havens similar to those already raging in austerity-weary Europe. The Price We Pay,[…]

  • CRTC shakes up CanCon requirements
    Friday March 13th 2015

    Canadian broadcasters will have less stringent Canadian content requirements, no longer have genre protection around specialty channels and be required to put funds toward creating higher quality home-grown productions as a result of the findings of the CRTC’s Let Talk TV public hearings. In an Ottawa speech to the Canadian Club Thursday, Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the CRTC, outlined the first wave of changes intended to develop higher quality Canadian programming.

  • Josh Freed’s New TV Documentary Deluged By Data
    Tuesday March 10th 2015

    Deluged By Date, airing on CBC-TV Doc Zone, Thursday, March 12 at 9 p.m. (9:30 p.m. NT), begins with a familiar refrain: our ever-expanding digital age has swamped us under incoming emails, tweets, texts, alerts, photos, Facebook posts – and now, new bio-feedback data that peeks deep inside our bodies.[…]

  • Dennis Hopper: unreleased film to go on Kickstarter
    Tuesday March 10th 2015

    Five years after the death of Dennis Hopper, the revered Hollywood actor and director, the production team that worked on his unreleased final film are launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to complete the picture. The crowdfunding platform, which was successfully used to fund Zach Braff’s comedy film Wish I Was Here in 2013, is being used to raise $90,000 in post-production costs, allowing director Linda Yellen to cut Hopper’s film, add special effects and pay for the rights to use footage from other motion pictures.

  • Canada’s big screen solitudes
    Thursday March 05th 2015

    Call it the Quebec hallucination. During the Canadian Screen Awards on Sunday, whether you were enjoying the show live at the Four Seasons Centre or catching it an hour later on CBC’s main network, you could feel a francophone ghost hovering over the hoopla of the anglophone Toronto showbiz scene.[…]

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Archives for: March 20155
  • Canadian documentary warns tax havens threaten democracy
    Friday March 13th 2015

    A new Canadian documentary warns that the practices multinationals use to avoid billions in taxes worldwide threaten the foundations of democracy, and its makers hope its release here on Friday sparks a public debate over offshore tax havens similar to those already raging in austerity-weary Europe. The Price We Pay,[…]

  • CRTC shakes up CanCon requirements
    Friday March 13th 2015

    Canadian broadcasters will have less stringent Canadian content requirements, no longer have genre protection around specialty channels and be required to put funds toward creating higher quality home-grown productions as a result of the findings of the CRTC’s Let Talk TV public hearings. In an Ottawa speech to the Canadian Club Thursday, Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the CRTC, outlined the first wave of changes intended to develop higher quality Canadian programming.

  • Josh Freed’s New TV Documentary Deluged By Data
    Tuesday March 10th 2015

    Deluged By Date, airing on CBC-TV Doc Zone, Thursday, March 12 at 9 p.m. (9:30 p.m. NT), begins with a familiar refrain: our ever-expanding digital age has swamped us under incoming emails, tweets, texts, alerts, photos, Facebook posts – and now, new bio-feedback data that peeks deep inside our bodies.[…]

  • Dennis Hopper: unreleased film to go on Kickstarter
    Tuesday March 10th 2015

    Five years after the death of Dennis Hopper, the revered Hollywood actor and director, the production team that worked on his unreleased final film are launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to complete the picture. The crowdfunding platform, which was successfully used to fund Zach Braff’s comedy film Wish I Was Here in 2013, is being used to raise $90,000 in post-production costs, allowing director Linda Yellen to cut Hopper’s film, add special effects and pay for the rights to use footage from other motion pictures.

  • Canada’s big screen solitudes
    Thursday March 05th 2015

    Call it the Quebec hallucination. During the Canadian Screen Awards on Sunday, whether you were enjoying the show live at the Four Seasons Centre or catching it an hour later on CBC’s main network, you could feel a francophone ghost hovering over the hoopla of the anglophone Toronto showbiz scene.[…]

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