Archive for October, 2006
CARFAC (Canadian Artists Representation/le Front des artistes canadiens) will hold its 2006 Annual General Meeting and Conference on the weekend of November 4th, at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre, 732 Charlotte Street, Fredericton, New Brunswick - home of the CARFAC Maritimes affiliate.
The Conference, entitled Wired Studios/Studios branchés, will seek to inform visual artists of the […]
At 12 noon ET today, CTV marked an industry milestone when it began streaming the highly anticipated Season 4 Premiere of The O.C. on The CTV Broadband Network (at ctv.ca). It’s the first time a U.S. Network drama has been delivered to Canadians on broadband, and the first time any U.S. Network series was streamed […]
Three National Screen Institute — Canada (NSI) alumni and the current Chair of the NSI Board of Directors were honoured earlier this month at the 21st Annual Gemini Awards.
Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced the winners of the 2006 MAX Awards. Selected from hundreds of submissions from leading businesses and developers worldwide, the eight winners demonstrate the most innovative, groundbreaking customer projects built with Adobe solutions in the past year. Adobe is highlighting the winners at its annual customer conference, MAX 2006, where attendees also […]
CTV’s Lloyd Robertson To Receive The 2006 Arts and Letters Award from The Canadian Association of New York25 October 2006
CTV had announced that Chief News Anchor and Senior News Editor, Lloyd Robertson will receive the Canadian Association of New York’s 2006 Arts and Letters Award. The prestigious award will be presented to Robertson at the Association’s annual Maple Leaf Ball being held on Friday, November 17 in mid-town Manhattan’s Gotham Hall. The Arts and Letters […]
After two days of meetings and having only exchanged proposals, negotiations seem to have stalled with ACTRA’s decision to walk away from any further talks. The Canadian Film and Television Production Association (CFTPA) and the Association de producteurs de films et de télévision du Québec (APFTQ) respect the bargaining process and are committed to working […]
Telefilm Canada announces five bursary recipients for the 2006 TVA-HEC Film and Television Management Program25 October 2006
Telefilm Canada and HEC Montreal’s Executive Education Program have joined forces for the third year running to enable audiovisual industry entrepreneurs to perfect their film and television management skills.
ACTRA’s National President Richard Hardacre said today’s press release from Canadian producers shows they haven’t read their own proposals, and weren’t listening to two days of straight talk at the bargaining table. That’s why ACTRA has proposed that a government mediator be appointed to assist in the negotiations.
Thomas C. Short, President of the IATSE has issued a warning to members that current mailings which lead people to believe the union supports a Texas-based credit services company are fraudulent. At least five million people have received solicitations that give the impression of offering a credit card from the Union Workers Credit Services, which […]
Organizers from Locals 478, 600 and the IATSE successfully obtained an agreement with the low-budget motion picture, “Dream Boy.’ The agreement calls for retroactive benefit contributions, overtime adjustments, travel pay and additional industry standard conditions.