Radio & Television

CanWest finishes Fireworks

WINNIPEG - CanWest Global completed the sale of its production arm, Fireworks Entertainment this afternoon.More specifically, CanWest Entertainment International Distribution (an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp.) sold Fireworks Entertainments' international film and television program receivables and rights to ContentFilm International, Limited.When the sale was first announced in April of this year, the sale price for the library was $35 million (US$29 million). Since then, CanWest has collected $12 million (US$10 million) of receivables in respect of the programming in question, and the sale price was adjusted accordingly. On completion, CEID received adjusted sale proceeds of $23 million...

Our industry and COVID-19

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