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  1. VU Games Acquires Canadian Developer Radical

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Videogame maker VU Games has acquired independent console developer Radical Entertainment for an undisclosed sum, parent company Vivendi Universal said March 23. PARIS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Videogame maker VU Games has acquired independent c ...

  2. Maniatis Splits Nettwerk

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST -year vet was senior VP of A&R. Vancouver-based George Maniatis has resigned from his post as senior VP of A&R at Nettwerk Productions. His last day in the office is March 31. In his 14 years at the company, Maniatis -- who was previ ...

  3. Michael Bubl

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Vancouver native appears to be coming into his own with his second full-length, but still channels Sinatra at moments. The Vancouver native appears to be coming into his own with his second full-length, but still channels Sinatra at moments. N ...

  4. B.C. Raising Film Prod'n Tax Credits

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The British Columbia government will hike the film production tax credit from 11% to 18%, matching Ontario's new level, finance minister Colin Hansen said Jan. 19. VANCOUVER (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The British Columbia government will hik ...

  5. Tax Change Prompts Film Production Fight in Canada

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST A tax-break battle has broken out in Canada over millions of dollars in Hollywood film deals, after Ontario boosted incentives for movie makers in a bid to offset pressure from a soaring Canadian doll VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) -- A tax ...

  6. Canadian Stars, Sting To Play Tsunami Benefits

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Leading Canadian acts and Sting are among the artists planning benefit events for the relief effort in the wake of the tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Leading Canadian acts and Sting are among the artists planning benefit events for the relief effort ...

  7. Vallance Big Winner At Canada's SOCAN Awards

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada feted the country's songwriters and music publishers at its 15th annual awards last night (Nov. 15) in Toronto. The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada ...

  8. Vallance Big Winner At Canada's SOCAN Awards

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada feted the country's songwriters and music publishers at its 15th annual awards last night (Nov. 15) in Toronto. The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada ...

  9. New Arc To Bow Horror DVD Line

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST IDT Entertainment's New Arc Entertainment has teamed with production companies Industry Entertainment and Nice Guy Productions to create a DVD anthology series, "Masters of Horror." IDT Entertainment's New Arc Entertainment has ...

  10. Doug & The Slugs' Bennett Dies At 52

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Doug Bennett, actor, video director and lead singer of the Canadian "party" band Doug and Slugs, died Saturday (Oct. 16) in Calgary, Alberta. He was 52. Bennett was admitted to hospital on Oct. 9, suf Doug Bennett, actor, video director ...

  11. UMG, Promo Only To Debut Digital-Delivery System

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based company Promo Only will unveil a new, proprietary system for digitally delivering singles to radio this week at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Sh Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based c ...

  12. UMG, Promo Only To Debut Digital-Delivery System

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based company Promo Only will unveil a new, proprietary system for digitally delivering singles to radio this week at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Sh Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based c ...

  13. Carolyn Dawn Johnson Leads CCMA Awards

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Country singer Carolyn Dawn Johnson was the top winner at tonight's (Sept. 13) Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA), held at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta. The artist took home four awards, includ For the fourth year in a row, Arista Nash ...

  14. Lambert Appointed As Songwriter Carole Sager's Publishing Rep

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other Spotlights: Sirius names Raphael dir. of news and operations, Integrated Copyright Group signs exclusive copyrights deal with Kim Tribble, Shaun Shankel and Rob Harbin and more . . . - Eddie Lambert has been appointed the publishing represen ...

  15. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio Study: Teens Knowingly Download Musi ...

  16. Allegro Partners With PHD Canada

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Allegro to handle export label sales and distribution. Allegro Corp. in Portland, Ore., has forged a distribution partnership with Vancouver, B.C.-based PHD Canada. Under the agreement, Allegro will handle U.S. sales and distribution for PHD' ...

  17. Norah Jones Planning Large-Venue Tour

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones is preparing to embark on her biggest tour yet. Jones will play amphitheaters and arenas on a fall outing, Billboard.biz has learned. Norah Jones is preparing to embark on her biggest tour yet. Jones will play amphitheaters and arenas ...

  18. Ray Condo, 54, Rockabilly Revivalist, Is Dead

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian country artist dies of apparent heart attack. Canadian country and rockabilly revivalist Ray Condo died Thursday of an apparent heart attack in Vancouver. He was 54. Born Ray Tremblay, vocalist-saxophonist Condo began his career in the Va ...

  19. U.S. Visa Problems Derail Tour By Chinese Musician

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Chinese rocker Cui Jian has pushed back the start of his North American tour due to problems with his U.S. visa, according to his manager, Beijing-based Paul Fry. Chinese rocker Cui Jian has pushed back the start of his North American tour due to ...

  20. U.S. Visa Problems Derail Tour By Chinese Musician

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Chinese rocker Cui Jian has pushed back the start of his North American tour due to U.S. visa problems, according to his manager, Beijing-based Paul Fry. Chinese rocker Cui Jian has pushed back the start of his North American tour due to U.S. visa ...

  21. Siberry's Sheeba Inks U.S. Deal With Burnside

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jane Siberry's label Sheeba Music has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Burnside Distribution Corp. in Portland, Ore. Jane Siberry's label Sheeba Music has signed an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with Burnside Distributi ...

  22. Guns N' Roses Nix Rock In Rio-Lisbon

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Guns N' Roses has canceled its May 30 performance at Rock in Rio-Lisbon, ostensibly due to the departure from the band of guitarist Buckethead. Still on the bill for that day are Evanescence, Kings Of Guns N' Roses has canceled its May 3 ...

  23. Dido Set For North American Tour

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dido's second major North American tour will begin May 17 in Vancouver and will wrap June 18 in Boston. The outing is in support of "Life for Rent" (Arista), which has sold nearly 1.5 million copies i Dido's second major North ...

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