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  • Rogers Media slashing 110 jobs, mainly at Omni stations
    Monday May 11th 2015

    Money-losing newscasts are getting the axe at Omni multicultural channels as Rogers Media Inc. tries to reduce its losses with a new slate of current affairs shows that use fewer resources. The Toronto-based subsidiary of Rogers Communications said Thursday that 110 people will lose their jobs, mostly production staff and[…]

  • ‘Hollywood North’ heats up in Vancouver thanks to low Canadian dollar
    Thursday May 07th 2015

    The lower Canadian dollar is keeping the film industry in Vancouver busy with major Hollywood studios heading to Hollywood North to keep costs down by shooting in Canada. In Vancouver, the film industry is operating at near-capacity with up to 40 big projects including the action movie Deadpool filming in the city last month, says Peter Leitch, president of North Shore Studios. Roughly 127,000 Canadians earn their living in the $6-billion film industry, and 2015 is expected to eclipse that figure.

  • U.S. documentary Unbranded wins audience award at Hot Docs
    Wednesday May 06th 2015

    Unbranded, American director Phillip Baribeau’s visually stunning documentary about four cowboys on a quest to help wild mustangs lassoed the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award at the close of Hot Docs’ 22nd edition. It was a record year for North America’s largest non-fiction film festival, with some 200,500 people watching[…]

  • More than half of Americans now stream television programs using Internet
    Wednesday May 06th 2015

    Streaming television is now mainstream, although it has not caused many people to “cut the cord” for traditional pay TV. Not yet, anyway. More than half of Americans now stream movies or television programs using the Internet, according to various surveys. The vast majority of American households subscribe to cable[…]

  • Charter pursues Time Warner Cable merger in wake of abandoned Comcast deal
    Tuesday May 05th 2015

    Liberty Media chairman John Malone has personally reached out to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, according to the Wall Street Journal. Liberty Media is a media and communications conglomerate and major shareholder in Time Warner Cable. Marcus will reportedly meet with Charter CEO Tom Rutledge this week at the[…]

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Archives for: May 20155
  • Rogers Media slashing 110 jobs, mainly at Omni stations
    Monday May 11th 2015

    Money-losing newscasts are getting the axe at Omni multicultural channels as Rogers Media Inc. tries to reduce its losses with a new slate of current affairs shows that use fewer resources. The Toronto-based subsidiary of Rogers Communications said Thursday that 110 people will lose their jobs, mostly production staff and[…]

  • ‘Hollywood North’ heats up in Vancouver thanks to low Canadian dollar
    Thursday May 07th 2015

    The lower Canadian dollar is keeping the film industry in Vancouver busy with major Hollywood studios heading to Hollywood North to keep costs down by shooting in Canada. In Vancouver, the film industry is operating at near-capacity with up to 40 big projects including the action movie Deadpool filming in the city last month, says Peter Leitch, president of North Shore Studios. Roughly 127,000 Canadians earn their living in the $6-billion film industry, and 2015 is expected to eclipse that figure.

  • U.S. documentary Unbranded wins audience award at Hot Docs
    Wednesday May 06th 2015

    Unbranded, American director Phillip Baribeau’s visually stunning documentary about four cowboys on a quest to help wild mustangs lassoed the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award at the close of Hot Docs’ 22nd edition. It was a record year for North America’s largest non-fiction film festival, with some 200,500 people watching[…]

  • More than half of Americans now stream television programs using Internet
    Wednesday May 06th 2015

    Streaming television is now mainstream, although it has not caused many people to “cut the cord” for traditional pay TV. Not yet, anyway. More than half of Americans now stream movies or television programs using the Internet, according to various surveys. The vast majority of American households subscribe to cable[…]

  • Charter pursues Time Warner Cable merger in wake of abandoned Comcast deal
    Tuesday May 05th 2015

    Liberty Media chairman John Malone has personally reached out to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, according to the Wall Street Journal. Liberty Media is a media and communications conglomerate and major shareholder in Time Warner Cable. Marcus will reportedly meet with Charter CEO Tom Rutledge this week at the[…]

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ARCHIVES

Archives for: May 20155
  • Rogers Media slashing 110 jobs, mainly at Omni stations
    Monday May 11th 2015

    Money-losing newscasts are getting the axe at Omni multicultural channels as Rogers Media Inc. tries to reduce its losses with a new slate of current affairs shows that use fewer resources. The Toronto-based subsidiary of Rogers Communications said Thursday that 110 people will lose their jobs, mostly production staff and[…]

  • ‘Hollywood North’ heats up in Vancouver thanks to low Canadian dollar
    Thursday May 07th 2015

    The lower Canadian dollar is keeping the film industry in Vancouver busy with major Hollywood studios heading to Hollywood North to keep costs down by shooting in Canada. In Vancouver, the film industry is operating at near-capacity with up to 40 big projects including the action movie Deadpool filming in the city last month, says Peter Leitch, president of North Shore Studios. Roughly 127,000 Canadians earn their living in the $6-billion film industry, and 2015 is expected to eclipse that figure.

  • U.S. documentary Unbranded wins audience award at Hot Docs
    Wednesday May 06th 2015

    Unbranded, American director Phillip Baribeau’s visually stunning documentary about four cowboys on a quest to help wild mustangs lassoed the Vimeo On Demand Audience Award at the close of Hot Docs’ 22nd edition. It was a record year for North America’s largest non-fiction film festival, with some 200,500 people watching[…]

  • More than half of Americans now stream television programs using Internet
    Wednesday May 06th 2015

    Streaming television is now mainstream, although it has not caused many people to “cut the cord” for traditional pay TV. Not yet, anyway. More than half of Americans now stream movies or television programs using the Internet, according to various surveys. The vast majority of American households subscribe to cable[…]

  • Charter pursues Time Warner Cable merger in wake of abandoned Comcast deal
    Tuesday May 05th 2015

    Liberty Media chairman John Malone has personally reached out to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, according to the Wall Street Journal. Liberty Media is a media and communications conglomerate and major shareholder in Time Warner Cable. Marcus will reportedly meet with Charter CEO Tom Rutledge this week at the[…]

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