Cable & Telecom

Netflix will help make Quebec writers funnier

MONTREAL - The National School of Humour (NHS) is launching a Screenwriting Development Program for both TV and film comedies with the support of Netflix.The program will be divided into three parts: public lectures and master classes, advanced comedy screenwriting, and mentorship project development, and aims to demystify the essential components of comedy scripting plus provide individual creators with advanced training or professional mentoring for their TV series or movie project.NHS said that the growth of content platforms has resulted in an increased demand for scriptwriters in comedy fiction.A Netflix spokesperson said that the partnership agreement stems from the streaming...

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.