Canada’s W network has commissioned Bristow Global Media to make a docu-series about pro hockey wives and girlfriends. (Pictured: Julie Bristow)
As Canada’s Rogers Media and Shaw Media co-launch Shomi, their JV competitor to Netflix, execs in Toronto outlined the strengths of their new video portal, which will launch in November.
The duo help newly installed Ontario exec producer Anita Lee (pictured) fill a leadership vacuum at Canada’s National Film Board, left after the retirement of Silva Basmajian and departure of several key execs.
GroupM Entertainment CEO Peter Tortorici (pictured) told delegates at the Playback Summit in Toronto that unique content is king in today’s noisy, chaotic digital landscape.