Radio & Television

Ottawa’s Shopify to hop on original content bandwagon

OTTAWA and LOS ANGELES – Multi-channel commerce giant Shopify said today it has launched Shopify Studios, which is “a full-service TV and film content development and production house dedicated to inspiring entrepreneurship through entertaining, thought-provoking storytelling,” reads the company’s press release.The new division will work with content partners to develop, produce, and finance an array of projects for streaming platforms and traditional networks, the first of which are with Anonymous Content, Spoke Studios, and Saville Productions.Ottawa-based Shopify powers more than 600,000 merchants worldwide who use the company's services in designing and managing their businesses."Behind every product, system, and modern convenience...

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.