Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly to Speak at Prime Time

We are pleased to announce the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be speaking at the Prime Time in Ottawa conference luncheon on Thursday, February 4th. Minister Joly will appear ‘In Conversation’ with Reynolds Mastin, President and CEO of the CMPA. “It is a great honour for our industry’s leaders to be able to hear first-hand […]

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FremantleMedia International CEO Jens Richter Takes Prime Time Stage for Keynote Conversation

FremantleMedia International CEO, Jens Richter, will join Blue Ant Media’s CEO of Television and Digital, Raja Khanna, for the Friday morning Keynote conversation about emerging trends and opportunities for content in international markets and across multiple platform.

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Kenyatta Cheese to Deliver Closing Keynote

Everybody at Once co-founder and Creative Director, Kenyatta Cheese is known as an audience development expert and for co-creating the internet meme database Know Your Meme. Kenyatta Cheese is co-founder and Creative Director at Everybody at Once, a consultancy dedicated to audience development for media, entertainment, and sports. He develops and supports fan communities for […]

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How digital is breaking down barriers

From Stream Daily‘s Sequel: How digital is breaking down barriers Can a channel dedicated to horses really work? How about a show dedicated to fans of fantasy fashion? Lovers of yellow high heels? The short answer? Probably. Digital is changing the way producers tell stories. Yes, the move from linear to online has presented a […]

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Starz’s John Penney on broadcasters’ digital future

From Stream Daily‘s Sequel: Starz’s John Penney on broadcasters’ digital future A mere three years ago, the number of broadcasters putting significant support behind creating or distributing content through video-on-demand platforms could be counted on one hand. While many posted their content online in some, often limited, capacity, few treated the space as their own […]

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Prime Time 2016 Adds Co-production Experts, Digital Innovators & International Marketplace Trailblazers

The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) is pleased to announce new speakers added to the stellar line up for Prime Time in Ottawa 2016, which will take place February 3 to 5 at The Westin in Ottawa. From Canadian media leaders and co-production experts, innovators in digital platforms and storytelling, to international marketplace trailblazers and […]

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Looking to make the next international hit?

In the international television marketplace, independent producers are in competition with global companies armed with bigger budgets, more star power and corporate relationships. It takes exceptional savvy and talent to win. Amongst the most extraordinary examples of success emerging from small- to medium-sized production companies are those from Scandinavia and Canada. How do companies working […]

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Prime Time IdeaBlasts – EMISSARIES FROM THE BLEEDING EDGE

HAVE YOUR SAY – Prime Time will feature short, powerful presentations from subject matter experts and industry revolutionaries. Tell us who you’d like to hear from!

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Featured panel: Evolution of Advertising

FEATURED PANEL: EVOLUTION OF ADVERTISING As ad spending on digital platforms exceeds that on broadcast for the first time, what elements are advertisers and brands considering when developing their strategies?  What are the trends in where the dollars are flowing and why?  Some heavy-hitter brands are establishing content divisions, becoming creators and publishers.  What is […]

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