Monday, October 22, 2018

Feds looked into taxes for Netflix, other foreign streaming services, docs show

Newly released documents show that federal officials have taken a close look at ways to have online services, such as Netflix and Amazon voluntarily agree to remit sales taxes.

SHAW ROCKET FUND KICK-STARTS ONLINE KIDS’ SAFETY PROGRAM FOR CANADIAN DIGITAL CONTENT IN PARTNERSHIP...

Rocket Fund will finance 100 per cent of the cost of kidSAFE Seal Certification over the first year of the program, further demonstrating the Shaw Rocket Fund's commitment to supporting producers in an evolving digital environment.

MURDA BEATZ MADE A KILLING AT FORTNITE — AND GAVE IT TO NORM KELLY,...

It’s been a pretty busy few days from Canadian hip-hop producer Murda Beatz. On Tuesday, he competed in the first Fortnite Pro Am in Los Angeles, finishing 11th with his partner, Valkyrae, winning $20,000 for charity.

ANNOUNCING THE 2018 IDEABOOST ACCELERATOR COHORT 7

Based in Toronto and tailored to select digital media-focused startups, the four-month Accelerator offers a bespoke curriculum powered by a team of experienced staff, mentors, executives and investors.

#StopCBC from destroying a part of Canada’s broadcast history

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has quietly launched a systematic process that will destroy a vital component of Canada’s cultural and broadcast heritage. And the Canadian public knows virtually nothing about it.
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Far Cry 5 hopes for a cult following

For new game set in the U.S. and made partly in Toronto, finding a charismatic villain to go with its political territory was one of the challenges.

Day Players releases new Teaser Clip

Suits star Farid Yazdani has released a brand new clip from the highly anticipated pilot "Day Players". The 2-min snippet features local canadian stars...

HOLLYWOOD’S NEW DIGITAL DISRUPTERS: 15 RISING CROSSOVER STARS

As web video merges with film and TV, meet the breakouts — from Lilly Singh to Adam Conover — leveraging fame on YouTube and Instagram into careers on platforms their parents actually watch.

Inside the Hollywood Home of Social Media’s Stars. (Don’t Be Shy.)

On any given day, something crazy is likely to be happening at 1600 Vine Street, a 550-unit apartment complex in Hollywood.

CMF INVESTS MORE THAN $6.2M IN 27 CANADIAN INNOVATIVE DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTIONS

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today an investment of more than $6.2M in development and marketing support to 27 innovative digital media projects as part of the 2017-2018 second round of funding of the Experimental Stream Innovation Program.

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