Radio & Television

Canwest, Banff, launch programs for writers, showrunners

TORONTO – The Canwest Emerging Writers Program and the Canwest Showrunner Training Program were launched today by the Banff World Television Festival and Canwest. The two programs, part of the $140 million cultural benefits package coming out of Canwest’s purchase of Alliance Atlantis, “aim to build a solid foundation for the development and future success of innovative home-grown television series,” says the press release. They will officially launch at the 29th Banff World Television Festival, taking place at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel in Alberta, Canada, June 8 - 11, 2008. "We are very excited to announce this extraordinary initiative...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.