Articles Tagged ‘Blue Ant Media’

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Blue Ant Media unveils 2014-15 original content slate

A total of 21 new and returning original productions will air across the company’s specialty channels, including Backroad Bounty and Bahama Blue (pictured).

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The new media partners

Digital players like AOL and GroupM are increasingly securing deals to reach the masses amidst today’s fragmentation.

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The Grid and Aux launch music-fuelled night run

The event will be jointly produced between the two titles in Toronto this August, with plans to expand to other Canadian cities in the future.

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Blue Ant Media invests in music-focused YouTube MCN

Raja Khanna, CEO at Blue Ant, tells MiC the strategy behind the deal includes being more digitally-focused than the other Canadian media companies have been to this point.

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Cottage Life unveils spring slate

The Blue Ant Media channel is looking to build off its fall launch with six new shows, including one in partnership with Timber Mart.

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Cottage Life Media adds to its western presence

The Blue Ant Media-owned company is rebranding Cottage magazine and launching the Edmonton Cottage Life and Cabin Show next spring.

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Blue Ant shares branded content success story

At the Havas Collaborative Alliance, Blue Ant Media’s Ryan Fuss effuses about the power of partnerships and his company’s success working with Starcom, Cheil and Samsung.

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Spotted! Blue Ant Media gets historical for Smithsonian

The media co is bringing people and items that can be found at the Smithsonian to life to promote the launch of the channel of the same name in Canada.

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Blue Ant Media hires CFO

Cynthia Schyff is joining the company in the role, starting on Nov. 4.

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Smithsonian Channel launches fall programming

The Blue Ant Media specialty service will debut on Nov. 13 with a programming preview online on Oct. 30 (aerial doc series Canada Over the Edge pictured).

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Cottage Life takes on Cabin Pressure

Colin and Justin’s Cabin Pressure, the latest addition to the Blue Ant Media specialty channel’s lineup, follows the design duo to cottage country as they transform their new rustic digs.

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YouTube film festival to launch in November

Buffer Festival founder and YouTube content creator Corey Vidal talks to MiC about the event, whose sponsors include Contiki, Canon and TIFF.

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Cottage Life promotes with burgers

Blue Ant Media’s EVP of marketing Jamie Schouela tells MiC about the launch campaign for the channel, which includes a Webers hamburger giveaway in Ontario.

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Cottage Life reveals fall programming

The newest Blue Ant Media TV property launches Sept. 4 with series like The Fabulous Beekman Boys (pictured) and Buying Alaska.

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Smithsonian Channel launching in Canada

Blue Ant and Smithsonian Networks are launching the channel, which will be commercial-free but offer advertisers sponsorship and content marketing opps.