Radio & Television

Ellis and Bunting launch new factual production house

TORONTO – Veteran producers Stephen Ellis and Clark Bunting have launched a new Canadian factual production house they’re calling BirdDog Media Ventures.Based in Toronto, the company was created to “capitalize on the ongoing factual content explosion fueled by the increased competition among traditional channel players and online streaming services. The company has numerous series and specials already in development,” says the press release. It did not name any of them.Stephen Ellis is best known for having led Ellis Entertainment, one of Canada’s largest producers of natural history content and longest operated indies. The company’s many titles included the 20 year,...

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.