Digital Content

How Digital Distribution is Transforming the Canadian Television Industry

Dan Fricker | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Business
Dan Fricker

The new age of digital distribution has drastically changed traditional entertainment models. While some entities struggle to survive in the wake of giants like Hulu and Netflix, many Canadian entertainment houses are finding exciting and promising new routes of success.

Canadian Program Launches Hot New Creative Startups

Andrea Carson | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Impact
Andrea Carson

A hugely innovative project of the CFC's MediaLab, ideaBOOST is billed as "a business and creative development lab" designed to help small companies navigate the entertainment and technology startup market by mentoring them with industry leaders across North America.

Antelope: Making Content its Own Kingdom

Hessie Jones | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Business
Hessie Jones

These days content is king. The consumer attention is moving away from blatant advertising and focusing more on content value. This article profiles Daniel Robinson, President and Founder of Antelope. When I spoke to Daniel, he was doing something that many marketers sought an answer for: The Real Value of Content.

The Canadian Program Giving Creative Startups a Boost

Andrea Carson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Business
Andrea Carson

Last week, the Canadian Film Centre's CFC Media Lab launched a fantastic new program called ideaBOOST, designed to assist artists and companies exploring the frontier in digital entertainment. IdeaBOOST brings industry into the equation, and I think that's what makes it such an impressive concept. Here are several that sounded particularly exciting.

The Internet: Bring Your V.I.P. Card to Get Online

Mitch Joel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

While people are sharing more personal information online than ever before, we're also seeing a world where the dominant players are creating nothing more than a walled garden. Part of this is a bigger/newer trend that we're starting to see: brands that are selling both products and services that are intertwined. We initially thought that the Internet was an open platform, but is it too closed?