Cancon television regulations need updating in the age of streaming

A little bunny named Max frolicked across television screens this week, building sandcastles at the beach under the eye of his sister both rabbits unaware that they represent a Program of National Interest.The term may seem quaintly overblown, especially if applied to the lecture animation Max and Ruby, but it includes a number of types of TV shows that Canadian broadcasters are obliged to make under the conditions of their licences. The thinking is that, left to their Read more [...]

Apple reportedly planning to Invest $1-billion Growing Films and TV

Apple Inc. intends to invest about $1 billion on programming in the next 12 months, intensifying efforts to compete with Inc. and Netflix Inc. in video streaming, according to individuals knowledgeable about the plan.A new Los Angeles-based team, headed by former Sony Corp. television executives Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, who have been hired in June, will create and purchase television shows and movies for Apple Music and other potential video streaming Read more [...]

Netflix scoops Shonda Rhimes from ABC

Netflix has enticed Shonda Rhimes, the well-regarded creator of TV series "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy," from ABC -- announcing its own spade only days after ABC proprietor Disney laid out plans to pull programming from Netflix.Netflix said Rhimes' Shondaland manufacturing company is currently moving to Netflix for a thing. Her partner, Betsy Beers and projects from Rhimes and ideas, will be available on the services. But her present, well-known displays -- "Grey's Read more [...]

Canada’s homegrown TV content needs to come home

As somebody that has been producing television and film for 30 years, I, like most in the business, am anxious to see that our Heritage Minister recommendation. Our minister, Mélanie Joly, took office telling journalists who She'll need and advocating patience To be judged on the merits of her gamble. However, her job is currently taking . In the 2 years since Joly has been in office entertainment giants like Amazon, Netflix and HBO have blurred the lines between Read more [...]

breaking coverage from sources

After three terrorists attacked London in minutes, in the spring my son knew more about it than I did. The alert on my phone from a news organization linked with information to a narrative; my son hit on the website Reddit, which was teeming with links to breaking coverage from sources in the scene. He beaten me when the website has broken, by TV pictures being posted by people in states to Imgur and Snapchat tipped off,. It has been like this in my home for some time now: Before I've Read more [...]