Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2011’

Netflix Signs Deal for New Paramount Movies

Netflix is taking a swipe at the pay-TV business by freshening the content on its streaming-video subscription service in Canada. The company announced Monday a multiyear deal with Paramount Pictures for the rights to show all of the studio’s new releases

United Way Wants You to Make a Movie that Makes a Difference

March 23, 2011 – (Vancouver) United Way of the Lower Mainland (UWLM) is launching the 2011 Care to Change Video Competition online at www.caretochange.ca. UWLM is inviting the public to make movies that make a difference with the chance to win prizes and

The Ken Doll Turns 50, and Wins a New Face

The toy maker Mattel is revamping its best-selling Barbie franchise by emphasizing her longtime beau, Ken. The company is bolstering awareness of Barbie’s companion — who celebrated his 50th birthday on March 11 — using social networks like Facebook and Twitterand a series

WIFTV Networking Breakfast

FanTrust President and Women in Film and Television board member, Catherine Warren, will be giving a presentation at a networking breakfast at The Grind and Gallery Coffee from 8:15-9:30am on April 19, 2011. The event is free for fellow WIFTV

World Summit Awards 2011

FanTrust President Catherine Warren is heading to the World Summit Award’s (WSA) Grand Jury Opening Conference in Hong Kong on April 8, 2011. As a WSA executive board member, Warren has been asked to moderate a round table discussion with

MIPTV (2011)

FanTrust President Catherine Warren will be returning to moderate the Online and Social Games panel in Cannes as part of MIP TV’s 2011 Content 360 Pitching Challenge. The live and always lively competition spans 4 categories as independent producers, agencies

Canada Media Fund Invests $11.5 million in 36 New Interactive Projects

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) today announced an investment of $11.5 million in 36 new innovative interactive projects submitted in the second round of its Experimental Stream. The CMF offers financial assistance to support projects at various stages: production, development or