Radio & Television

Starlight, Take 2, Cat B: Lantos seeking all Canadian movie channel again

OTTAWA - Noted filmmaker and TV producer Robert Lantos isn’t letting last year’s failure to secure a licence for a must-carry all Canadian movie channel get in his way. His proposed endeavour Starlight is up for consideration as a Category B specialty service in a CRTC hearing next week (as a non-appearing item).The English-language specialty television channel, which also has the backing of Victor Loewy and David Kassie among others, aims to be a showcase for Canadian feature films. Its plans are to air feature films and documentaries intended for theatrical release, including made-for-TV movies and programs with or about...

Our industry and COVID-19

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