Articles Tagged ‘UM Canada’

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Twitter to roll out NFL content with Boston Pizza

The restaurant and sports bar chain wants to attract second-screening football fans with six-second pre-roll ads.

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COMB adds four new board members

Touché’s Karine Courtemanche will serve again as chair of the board, and 12 other board members have returned for the term.

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Matt Ramella promoted at IPG

The digital VP joins the Canadian executive leadership team in his new role.

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CBS upfront 2016: equal parts comedy, drama

UM Canada’s Julie McMillan on how Big Bang is factoring into the network’s schedule, its first in 16 years without a CSI series.

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FOX upfront 2016: A focus on cult remakes

UM’s Julie McMillan (pictured) on FOX’s new slate of film-to-TV reboots and the return of comedy favourites.

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More comedy, fewer heroes: upfront wish list

The genres MiC‘s upfront bloggers want to see highlighted, and the gaps Canadian broadcasters have to fill, ahead of this week’s U.S. upfronts.

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Scotiabank adds to media team

Gah Yee Won and Ryan Van Dongen have both joined the financial company’s global team.

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Seeing into the future: CMDC predictions for 2016

The heads of media agencies V7 International, MEC, PHD and UM on what to expect in the new year.

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Blog: 2D storytelling is so 2014

Ryan Van Dongen, director of connection and innovation is live from Cannes, explaining the big deal about SnapChat and Facebook’s short-term plans for 360 video.

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Industry reaction to new Facebook launch

UM’s Matt Ramella and Ignition Factory’s Nick Barbuto analyze the potential of Instant Articles, the new publisher-friendly release from Facebook.

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AOL Canada sells out Originals slate

Amplifi, IPG Mediabrands/UM Canada and Omnicom Media Group have all signed on as partners for the first set of Canadian shows to be produced by the company.

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Reaction to launch of industry’s “worst kept secret”

The heads of Starcom MediaVest Group Canada, Dentsu Aegis Network Canada and UM on the potential benefits and pitfalls of Shomi.

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Taking in the best global work: Cannes blog

The UM Canada director on the work that won, and how Canada can improve its Lion count next year.