Cable & Telecom

UPDATED: Netflix funds new training program at Montreal’s INIS

MONTREAL – The Institut national de l'image et du son (National Institute of Image and Sound, or INIS) is designing a new film and television production apprenticeship program funded by Netflix, becoming the first Quebec organization to partner with the U.S. streaming giant.Netflix said that the partnership is being funded from it's $25 million market development fund, though precise financial terms were not disclosed.The Montreal-based organization said Friday that the three year program will target participants from First Nations, Aboriginal communities and those with diverse cultural backgrounds in Quebec in an effort to “counter the exclusion often experienced by members of these communities”. INIS pledged...

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.