Montreal, February 26, 2019 – The Canada Media Fund today launched a French-language podcast series of six episodes that probe as many trends that are currently reshaping the media and entertainment industries. Futur et médias is an opportunity for listeners to better grasp the issues of the hour in these sectors through in-depth interviews with leading experts. Its first season will explore the following themes: digital distribution, podcasting, the blockchain, location-based virtual reality, youth content and data.
The series’ first episode—which is already available on podcatchers—deals with the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). Executive Director of Programming and Scheduling, Monika Ille, joins host Catherine Mathys to discuss how the Indigenous broadcaster broadens its horizons in the over-the-top television era.
Episodes come out every two weeks. English and French transcripts are also made available to listeners.
About Futur et médias
Futur et médias is a podcast featuring in depth interviews with experts for a closer look at emerging trends and the digital transformation of the media and entertainment industries. Futur et médias is produced by the Canada Media Fund and hosted by the organization’s Director of Industry and Market Trends, Catherine Mathys. The CMF’s English-language podcast, Now & Next, is also available on podcatchers.
About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. The CMF receives financial contributions from the Government of Canada and Canada’s cable, satellite and IPTV distributors. Please visit cmf-fmc.ca.
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