Canadian Hertiage’s Bill C-10 sets forth amendments to the Broadcasting Act, following a recommendation by the Yale Report to tackle the dominance of tech giants in Canadian screen culture. The centrepiece is
The recent CBC/Radio Canada CRTC hearings saw DOC advocate on behalf of Canadian documentary filmmakers during the broadcaster’s license renewal at a time when CBC is reducing investment in documentaries.
With the stakes so high for crews and participants in this moment of historic pandemic and protest, should documentary filmmakers be picking up their cameras? Barri Cohen considers filmmaking amid the COVID-19
Perhaps in light of our industry’s exposed vulnerability, Parliament’s appreciation for who we are and what we do will inform new legislation that can stabilize and improve the entire industry and our
Is Super Channel up to its old tricks again? If Super Channel doesn’t have the foresight to cash-flow their own business, and if they can’t honour their deals, they shouldn’t have a
On September 28th, for the first time in more than 25 years (when the 1991 Broadcasting Act was launched), Heritage Canada delivered a new set of policies designed to govern for some
Heritage Minister Joly has teased us with the suggestion that some kind of “contribution” model will happen from OTTs; it just won’t be an “internet tax.” So what will it be?
What does it take to have gender parity in the director’s chair? So asked a number of women’s film and television groups this past year in a series of panels at the