News, updates, and opinions from the biz side of documentary.
What a time it’s been for private Canadian broadcasters. Here they are, in the midst of a mini depression, on the ropes from falling ad revenue, and swimming in debt.
The CRTC know they’ve got to come up with a less monopolistic map of our broadcast and new media world and create conditions for new players to enter the field.
Pioneers in interactive media among documentary filmmakers can inspire us through their successful projects at a time when broadcasters are losing audiences.
The CRTC has little choice but to get involved, perhaps kicking and screaming, in the nether world of the Internet.
With an increasing number of filmmakers starting out their careers after studying cinema in school, it’s interesting to investigate what trends towards environmental sustainability are taking place.
The stakes are high with Pontypool. Canadian film needs more profitable indie pictures to survive and thrive.
An American distributor snapped up Yung Chang's Up the Yangtze at Sundance, but Canadian distributors didn't bite. What does that mean for us?
The CFC Media Lab’s Ana Serrano has created a beehive of activity culminating in Late Fragment, an interactive multi-narrative feature, which premiered at TIFF and is now being released on DVD.
Watching other aspiring filmmakers struggle with their first films, I started to wonder, “Why can’t everyone have a mentor?”
The Corporation paid Telefilm back in full and, unlike most Canadian dramas, is actually making a profit for the good citizens of Canada.