Radio & Television

CBC announces participants of AccessCBC pilot program for disabled creators

TORONTO — CBC announced today the 21 participants selected for AccessCBC, a national pilot program created by CBC and the ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto, which provides development opportunities and support to Deaf and disabled creators. Divided into two streams – scripted comedy/drama and short documentary – AccessCBC “offers training, mentorship and, on certain projects, financing support for persons with a disability who work in film, television and/or video content production,” a press release explains. The 10 scripted comedy/drama participants are: Sivert Das (Ontario) Shay Erlich (Ontario) Courtney Gilmour (Ontario) Stefan Hicks-Rubel (Ontario) Scott Jones (Nova Scotia) Sam Eli MacPhee-Pitcher (Ontario)...

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.