Last week, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, unveiled her long-awaited cultural industries policy titled Creative Canada. While there are some good bits in the announcement, such as top up money for the
Kevin McMahon delivers a massive plea from the heart for Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly to take a stand for Canadian documentary filmmakers.
Will Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly genuinely “innovate” and create a luminous film culture?
Jean-Pierre Blais, chair of the CRTC, should be fired or have the decency to resign for his indifferent destruction of Canadian media.
On the Documentary Organization of Canada's publication Philanthropic Funding for Documentaries in Canada: Towards an Industry-wide Strategy,
Barri Cohen reflects on the Canadian Media Guild's Guide to Working in Canadian Factual TV Production.
It’s unlikely many know the names of the cultural warriors who toil on our collective behalf, so let me shine the spotlight of this page on one of them: Lisa Fitzgibbons
Could the allegations of abuse and bad behaviour by Jian Ghomeshi be the wake up call the industry needs to push for gender parity?
Netflix deserves regulating, although it will argue that paying more for content will make it less profitable and therefore unable to compete.
Starlight: The Canadian Movie Channel, helmed by Norm Bolen and backed Robert Lantos, could really help Canadian creators and audiences.