That’s a wrap on Content Canada’s inaugural Digital Summit

After a month of panel discussions, award presentations, spotlight sessions, market access programs, pitch meetings, fireside chats and master classes, Content Canada’s Digital Summit drew to a close yesterday. This was Content Canada’s first all-virtual event with a clear mission …


Enslaved: The Lost History of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

DIGITAL SUMMIT: Explore CBC’s upcoming groundbreaking documentary series, which sheds new light on the history of the transatlantic slave trade and demonstrates to audiences that this is truly a global story. The series is led by icon and activist Samuel …


In Conversation: Catherine Tait and Barbara Williams

DIGITAL SUMMIT: Canada’s public broadcaster is playing a pivotal role serving audiences and working with creators and producers in new ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this exclusive conversation, Catherine Tait and Barbara Williams open up about CBC/Radio-Canada’s response to …

Going Global: International Co-Pros and Partnerships

DIGITAL SUMMIT: In the face of increasing challenges and disruptive forces in the global media industry, the benefits of international partnerships and co-productions are becoming even more pronounced. Partnerships drive increased reach and synergies in order to compete with global …


The New Normal: Producing Past Covid

DIGITAL SUMMIT: What is the ‘new normal’ now that safety protocols are being put in place and producers are getting back to set? What industry standards have changed permanently? For the better? For the worse? And more importantly, what innovations …


Oh Canada: Your Future in the Global Content Industry

DIGITAL SUMMIT: What is the viability of the future of broadcasting in Canada, and how can broadcasters help to ensure Canada’s prominent role in the global market? How do diversification, national and international partnerships and/or consolidation help or hurt Canada’s …

In Conversation: Paul Feig and Scott Herbst

DIGITAL SUMMIT: Hear from acclaimed writer, director, producer and actor Paul Feig and Lionsgate Television’s head of scripted development Scott Herbst as they engage in an exclusive conversation with C21’s founder and editor-in-chief David Jenkinson. Examining premium content in the …


HireBIPOC

DIGITAL SUMMIT: The Canadian media industry is having a moment of reckoning. We need to move forward beyond the Diversity 101 discussions to create lasting, systemic change. That means a strong commitment from all levels of the industry: broadcasters, showrunners …


CCA: Finalists Announced

DIGITAL SUMMIT: The applications are in and the judging is done – let’s meet the first 6 companies accepted into the Canadian Creative Accelerator! The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service at the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles is pleased …