Radio & Television

New production studio to open in Winnipeg later this year

WINNIPEG — Big Sky Studios, a new film production centre with three soundstages, is currently being built in Winnipeg and is expected to be operational in fall 2021. The announcement comes today from the partnership group behind Big Sky Studios, led by Vancouver-based Eighth Avenue Development Group, which in February purchased the new studio’s nine-acre property in Winnipeg which already houses a 137,000-square-foot building (photo above is from the Big Sky web site) previously used as headquarters for the now-bankrupt fashion company Nygard International. The building is being retrofitted to transform existing interiors into a soundstage, production offices, meeting rooms,...

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.