Insight Productions has partnered with former producers of the blockbuster Eurovision Song Contest to adapt the live televised music event for Canada.
Competitors will hail from each of the 10 provinces and three territories and represent every musical genre. They’ll perform new original songs in a series of televised qualifier competitions, culminating in semifinal and the ultimate primetime grand finale. Details about hosts will be announced at a later date.
The Black Academy, alongside Insight Productions, are hiring a program manager for “The Black Academy Skills Development Program”. The manager will be responsible for day-to-day operation and implementation of The Black Academy Skills Development Program where in Black Canadians receive real world, hands-on training and experience in the business and art of television production. Oversees multiple training streams, participants and trainers/mentors, including scheduling and coordinating. Meets regularly with all participants to monitor and track progress and gather KPIs. Manages Program budget and communication with stakeholders; prepares necessary reports. Helps with funding applications. Other duties as required.
To apply submit resume and cover letter to BlackAcademySkills@insighttv.com
The Black Academy’s inaugural Legacy Awards show dedicated to Black talent will be held at the Toronto live event space History and will air Sept. 25 on CBC and CBC Gem.
The academy says the 90-minute live show, in partnership with Insight Productions, will include performances, tributes to established and emerging Black Canadian talent and award presentations in categories including film, television, music and sports.
Come on down and spin that wheel Canada, as an all-new crop of houseguests are ready to play the ultimate game of games! Premiering Wednesday, March 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, this season’s houseguests will compete in retro and modern-inspired games all combined together to create #BBCAN10, the greatest game show on earth.