CBC Kids

Exclusive: CBC Kids on how old media is playing catch-up to the TikTok generation

Working with platforms like TikTok is essential to engaging with the hard-to-reach teen and tween audience “in their own language”, says CBC Kids exec Marie McCann. Talking to TBI, McCann, senior director of children’s content at the Canadian pubcaster’s kids & family arm, revealed that the recent revival of teen brand Street Cents as a […]

Canuck firms prep Goonies-inspired drama

Canadian producers Marblemedia and Omnifilm Entertainment have partnered to create a scripted series that Toronto-based Distribution360 will sell internationally. The Odyssey is billed as a “fun and suspenseful adventure with a tone reminiscent of the classic adventure comedy The Goonies”. Showrunners Simon Racioppa and Richard Elliott (Fangbone), who are currently creating an original one-hour pilot […]