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August 2023

CBC Gem's live and on-demand programming is now available for free on the Roku streaming player or Roku TV.

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August 2023

GEMS announces Emerging TV Producers Program participants

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August 2023

TVO’s union workers go on strike - The first-ever strike at the public broadcaster follows months of negotiations over wage increases and temporary worker contracts.

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Great Oak Creative is designed to connect Canadian talent with opportunities.

Check out our opportunity board for new funding sources, grants, jobs, professional development programs and workshops!

OYA Black Arts - Scale Up Immersive Media Lab is a FREE specialized 5-month accelerator, crafted specifically to catalyze the growth of 10 Black-owned media production companies. Designed for founders who are eager to transition and thrive in the immersive media landscape. Application deadline: Sept 1, 2023.

The Canadian Film Fest (CFF) - an indie-spirited festival dedicated to celebrating Canadian filmmakers, revealed their award winners for their 2023 edition on Saturday, April 1 following a successful 5-day festival at Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre and virtually across Canada on Super Channel Fuse.

Submissions Open: September 10, 2023

Regular Deadline: October 30, 2023

Extended Deadline: November 30, 2023

September Events

Sep 7, 2023 – Sep 17, 2023
TIFF Festival

The 48th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.

September 24, 2023
The Legacy Awards 2023

The Black Academy and CBC set The 2023 Legacy Awards for September 24 with host and multi-hyphenate Keshia Chanté, live from History in Toronto on CBC and CBC Gem.

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