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  Quebecor Inc.
The launch of Super Écran sur demande (SESD) was officially announced at a news conference this morning.
Super Écran subscribers with an illico digital set-top box can now access SESD and order the best movies on television at their convenience, with user-friendly features.
Super Écran is North-America's only French-language pay-television network offering first-run movies, exclusive series and variety shows on four 24-hour channels, uncut and commercial free.
www.quebecor.com /NewsCenter/PressReleasesDetails.aspx?Culture=en&PostingName=13052004_1   (610 words)

  
 globeandmail.com : globeinvestor.com : Exceptional viewership growth places Astral Media's premium television services ...
Among overall audiences aged 2+, Super Ecran took the top spot in viewership share as the No. 1 pay or specialty service in Quebec, The Movie Network ranked as the No. 3 Canadian pay or specialty service in Eastern Canada and Family Channel was the No. 3 rated Canadian pay or specialty service nationally.
Super Ecran, a French pay service, took the top spot as the No. 1 pay or specialty service in Quebec among all audiences aged 2+, with a share of 4.8% for the broadcast year.
Super Ecran is North-America's only French-language pay-television network offering first-run movies, exclusive series and variety shows on four 24-hour channels, uncut and commercial free.
www.globeinvestor.com /servlet/WireFeedRedirect?cf=GlobeInvestor/config&vg=BigAdVariableGenerator&date=20030924&archive=cnw&slug=1109244440   (747 words)

  
 globeandmail.com : Cogeco, Super Ecran launch SVOD
Ecran, owned by Astral Media Inc., have announced the launch of Super Ecran sur demande, a new service offered free to subscribers of Super Ecran on Cogeco Cable's Digital TV service in Ontario.
Super Ecran sur demande offers unlimited access to a library of 30 movies; no schedule constraints; no additional costs or charges; Uncut, commercial-free viewing; regularly replenished content; features similar to that of a VCR or DVD player, such as pausing, fast-forwarding or rewinding.
Super Ecran sur demande is one of the on-demand services offered to about 74 per cent of homes in Cogeco's territories in Québec.
www.theglobeandmail.com /servlet/story/RTGAM.20041208.gtcoge1208/BNStory/Technology   (233 words)

  
 The Letterbox and Widescreen Advocacy Page
Super Panavision 70 was a 70mm version of the Panavision process meant to compete directly with the 70mm Todd-AO process.
Super Panavision 70 has also been known as Panavision 70, Super Panavision, Panavision, and Panavision Super 70.
Open matte is similar to Super 35 in that it involves matting out the top and bottom of the frame for the theatrical release and removing the mattes for the home video release.
www.widescreen.org /aspect_ratios.shtml   (1444 words)

  
 VRAK.TV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Unlike most other specialty channels, VRAK.TV is only on the air daily from 6AM to 12 Midnight.
When the station was Canal Famille, the station would close down at 7PM, sharing time with a scrambled Super Écran channel (also owned by Astral).
In 2001, when the channel was revamped as VRAK.TV, its hours were increased to 10PM (Super Écran followed on most systems).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/VRAK_TV   (226 words)

  
 Cogeco & Super Ecran Launch SVOD in Ontario - Digital Forums
Cogeco and Super Ecran announced today the launch of "Super Ecran sur demande" which will be offered free of charge to Cogeco Super Ecran subscribers.
"Super Ecran sur demande" is currently offered to approximately 74% of homes in Cogeco's territories in Québec.
Just to clarify, Super Ecran sur Demand is available to Super Ecran customers in VOD-ready areas of Quebec and TMN OnDemand is available to TMN customers in VOD-ready areas of Ontario.
www.digitalhome.ca /forum/showthread.php?t=18450   (251 words)

  
 Minds Eye Pictures
Super Ecran is North America's only French-language pay-TV network.
Airing uncut and commercial-free movies, exclusive series and comedy specials on one 24-hour main channel and two primetime multiplex channels, Super Ecran is Canada's largest in-home francophone movie theatre.
Super Ecran is delivered via cable, MMDS in Quebec (and in some areas of Ottawa), and by DTH nationally.
www.mindseyepictures.com /news/murderseen_may9-00.html   (700 words)

  
 Minds Eye Pictures
This agreement marks the first North American broadcast deal for the films, which were produced as part of Minds Eye's "Saskatoon Initiative" to create a skilled labour base of local crew for the thriving motion picture industry.
Super Écran is North America's only French language pay-tv network, airing uncut and commercial free movies, exclusive series and comedy specials on one 24-hour main channel and three multiplex channels.
Super Écran is owned and operated by Astral Television.
www.mindseyepictures.com /news/mep_july21-99.html   (769 words)

  
 CNW Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In 2003 the Pay-TV services The Movie Network and Super Ecran invested $33 million in Canadian Original Programming, while Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund / Le Fonds Harold Greenberg invested $6 million.
www.themovienetwork.ca Super Ecran is North-America's only French-language pay-television network offering first-run movies, exclusive series and variety shows on four 24-hour channels, uncut and commercial free.
Astral Media's solid and dynamic presence in the country's major markets rests on its commitment to offer a unique combination of high-quality, targeted media for all its audiences.
www.newswire.ca /en/releases/archive/May2004/02/c7902.html   (416 words)

  
 Globeinvestor.com: 21 Astral Media-Supported Films Selected for the 30th Annual Toronto International Film Festival(R)
The Movie Network and Super Ecran are a major equity investor and pre-licensor of this film.
Super Ecran is Canada's only French-language pay-television network offering first-run movies, exclusive series and variety shows on four 24-hour channels, uncut and commercial free.
Super Ecran is also offering Super Ecran Sur Demande, a Subscription Video On Demand service (SVOD).
www.globeinvestor.com /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CNW/20050805/C7525   (791 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: The Incredibles (Full Screen Two-Disc Collector's Edition): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Bird gives us a family of "supers," a brood of five with special powers desperately trying to fit in with the 9-to-5 suburban lifestyle.
But blasted lawsuits and public disapproval forced them and other supers to go incognito, making it even tougher for their school-age kids, the shy Violet and the aptly named Dash.
When a stranger named Mirage (voiced by Elizabeth Pena) secretly recruits Bob for a potential mission, the old glory days spin in his head, even if his body is a bit too plump for his old super suit.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0007A2GSW   (1622 words)

  
 Submission: Astral Broadcasting Group and WIC Premium Television
Together, TMN, Superchannel and Super Écran underwrite the script development of an average of 80 to 100 "Canadian voices" each year, from the early treatment level to the senior script development stage.
On the air, when measured over a six month period, 30% of TMN, Super Channel and Super Écran's prime time airtime is devoted to Canadian content, 25% during non-prime time hours.
During Super Écran's last preview weekend in September 1997, the network produced interviews and short segments for three Quebec feature films to be released later on: Les Boys, which turned out to be the "Titanic" of Quebec movies, La Conciergerie and Matusalem II.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/ac-ca/pol/cinema-film/pubs/sub61_e.htm   (3320 words)

  
 MI Films presents: Set Me Free
Featured in 34 international festivals, the film won Premiére magazine's first prize at the Festival de la francophonie de Namur (Belgium), the award of excellence at the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, and was selected for official competition in the Venice Festival, the World Film festival, and the Chicago International Film Festival.
Her 1991 feature film La Demoiselle Sauvage, based on the short story by Corinna Bille, won the prix Super écran for best Canadian feature film, the award for best artistic direction (for cinematography) at the World Film Festival, as well as the award for best direction at the Festival du cinéma francophone de saint-Martin (Antilles).
Following La Demoiselle Sauvage, Léa Pool wrote and directed Mouvements du désir in 1992-93, which was a finalist in eight categories at the Genie Awards, and was screened at the Sundance Film Festival (Utah, US).
www.merchantivory.com /staging/setmefree/leapool.html   (366 words)

  
 Media News - Astral Media, Rogers renew distribution deal
TORONTO (CP) - Astral Media and Rogers Communications Inc. have renewed a distribution deal that allows Canada's biggest cable TV operator to carry Astral's The Movie Network and Super Ecran pay TV services in eastern Canada.
Astral Media, a major Montreal-based broadcaster, owns and operates The Movie Network and Super Ecran - North America's only French-language pay-television network - through its television division.
Rogers is Canada's biggest cellphone operator and also owns Rogers Cable Inc., which has 2.2 million cable TV subscribers in Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.
www.canoe.ca /CNEWS/MediaNews/2002/09/25/917.html   (144 words)

  
 Cogeco - Quebec - Digital Cable - Promotions - Super Écran sur demande
TM Super Écran, Super Écran sur Demande and their respective logos are trademarks of Astral Media.
Reserved for customers who meet the admissibility criteria for Video on Demand.
** Current monthly fee for Super Écran subscription is $15.99 or $13.99 with Passeport, Passeport Plus, Destination or Select Packages.
www.cogeco.ca /en/digital_promo_sedmd_q.html   (159 words)

  
 Artistic License Films - "Set Me Free"
Featured in 34 international festivals, the film won Premiere magazine's first prize a the Festival de la francophone de Namur (Belgium), the award of excellence a the Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, and was selected for official competition in the Venice Festival, the World Film Festival, and the Chicago International Film Festival.
Her 1991 feature film La Demoiselle Sauvage based on the short story by Corinna Bille, won the prix Super Ecran for best Canadian feature film, the award for best artistic direction (for cinematography) at the World Film Festival, as well as the award for best direction at the Festival du cinema francophone de Saint-Martin (Antilles).
Following La Demoiselle Sauvage, Lea Pool wrote and directed Mouvements du Desir in 1992-93, which was a finalist in eight categories at the Genie Awards, and was screened at the Sundance Film Festival (Utah, US).
www.artlic.com /films/setmefree.html   (602 words)

  
 August 25, 2005 - Corus, Astral gird for battle against new pay-TV channels by Karine Fortin
Astral Media, which has offered its pay-service for two decades, is preparing its reply.
The French-language movie network Super Ecran is seen in more than 460,000 Quebec homes, 90 per cent which have digital television service.
In 2004, subscriptions to Super Ecran and The Movie Network grew by seven per cent, due to the development of its digital and satellite services.
www.friends.ca /News/Friends_News/archives/articles08250509.asp   (474 words)

  
 Astral Media Presents Position to the CRTC -- CHANNEL CANADA
Astral Media, operator of The Movie Network and Super Ecran, expressed concerns relating to the long-term negative impact that licensing additional pay-TV services will have on consumers, the Canadian production community and the Canadian broadcasting system overall.
When you strip away the rhetoric, you see that what the applicants are proposing is not new or different content, but rather just more channels showing the same content that is already currently broadcast in Canada," said John Riley, President of Astral Television Networks.
"The Movie Network and Super Ecran currently offer the vast majority of U.S. studio films, including HBO and Showtime, together with every Canadian theatrically released feature film and a robust slate of Canadian dramatic series.
www.channelcanada.com /Article1107.html   (523 words)

  
 Corus Entertainment - Press_Corporate
March 5, 2004 (Toronto) — Movie Central, The Movie Network, Super Écran Original movie, THE INCREDIBLE MRS.
RITCHIE developed and produced in association with Movie Central, The Movie Network, and Super Écran was nominated for five Daytime Emmys® including one for Outstanding Children/Youth/Family Special.
RITCHIE were only matched by four other programs: The Price is Right, The Maldonaldo Miracle, The Bold and the Beautiful and Bear In the Big Blue House.
www.corusent.com /corporate/press_room/press_adult_tv/pressReleaseDetail.asp?id=595   (534 words)

  
 HD Notebook
The company's six French specialty channels will start offering up to 30 percent of it overall content in HD, beginning in October.
Super Écran (sort of the French version of the English-language Movie Channel), will also offer some HD content, when available.
Astral program execs are claiming that the proprietary channels will offer the most HD programming in the French language, in terms of both array of content and viewing hours, than any other Canadian electronic media source -- including Radio Canada, the CBC French-language service.
www.tvtechnology.com /hd_notebook/one.php?id=737   (291 words)

  
 FRV Picks Up Sales on New TV Movie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
CANNES, October 4: M6, Sky TV in New Zealand, Switzerland’s TSR and Jordan’s Super M have picked up The Last Casino, a new TV movie from FRV Media International, the distribution arm of FRV Media.
Produced this year by Cité-Amérique the 93-minute film recently aired in Canada on The Movie Network, Movie Central and Super Écran.
It tells the story of a gambling-addicted math professor who, indebted to a loan shark, teaches three graduate students how to count cards in a casino.
www.worldscreen.com /print.php?filename=frv104   (123 words)

  
 ExpressVu -> Programming [Francais] @ Kusat.com
Plus de 120 chaînes – Comprend le forfait Base numérique + 3 forfaits thématiques français + Super Écran qui offre 30 nouveautés par mois dont 5 nouveautés tous les week-ends, en version intégrale et sans pause publicitaire.
Plus de 120 chaînes – Comprend le forfait Base numérique + 3 forfaits thématiques français + Super Écran.
De plus, obtenez la programmation HD ainsi que le récepteur HD RVP Plus a tuner double, modèle 9220, qui combine les avantages de la télé HD et ceux du RVP.
www.kusat.com /go.php?path=/ev/prog-f.php   (661 words)

  
 Broadcast Communications Satellite VPN Services - Telesat Canada
Major broadcasters include the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the CTV Network, Canwest-Global television network, and Groupe TVA Inc.
More than 200 television signals are distributed by Telesat satellites on a full-time basis including The Movie Network (TMN)/Super Channel and Super Écran, The Family Channel, Canal Famille, The Sports Network (TSN), Le Réseau des Sports (RDS), MuchMusic, Musique Plus, TV Ontario and the Knowledge Network.
Telesat also provides North American broadcasters with access to space segment for occasional use broadcasting.
www.telesat.ca /broadcast/index.htm   (174 words)

  
 Anime News Network - Cowboy Bebop on TV in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Please keep in mind that this article is 2.62 years old...
Frédérick Viau has informed us that Cowboy Bebop: The Movie will air on French Canadian movie channel Super Écran and Mike has informed us that it is airing in English on TMN in Canada.
SL Shelf Life - Snakes on a Disc
www.animenewsnetwork.com /article.php?discuss=4493   (90 words)

  
 Ewan News. All the Latest. 24/7. TV Spottings.
Canadian Television (all times are Eastern; check local listings, especially for Pay-Per-View)
01:40 PM Monday August 28 on Super Écran
11:30 PM Monday August 28 on Super Écran
www.bestofewan.com /ewannews/tvspottings.html   (437 words)

  
 21 Astral Media-Supported Films Selected for the 30th Annual Toronto International Film Festival
Canadian feature and short films that it has supported through its networks The Movie Network and Super Ecran and its production fund Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund/Le Fonds Harold Greenberg, selected for the 30th annual Toronto International Film Festival(R).
Water, the final film in Mehta's trilogy, follows the story of an eight-
pre-buy for The Movie Network and Super Ecran and has Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund as an equity investor.
www.reelwest.com /happening/wire/aug_2005/astral.htm   (804 words)

  
 World Screen -
Jean Bureau of JB Media added, "The Power association is a key component in our next phase of production and their expertise in the international marketplace assures us of the same exposure we can count on in North America."
Powercorp and JB are aiming to deliver five movies a year, and licensing deals have already been inked with Canada's Incendo Media for The Movie Network, Super Ecran and Movie Central.
Powercorp will hold all distribution rights outside of Canada and the U.S. return to news archives page return to main archives page
www.worldscreen.com /archivenews4.php?filename=power316.htm   (222 words)

  
 Movie Database - tvguide.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
And yet we only experience the horror of the genocide through several layers of artifice — first Saroyan's, then Egoyan's own — a sad acknowledgement that with each story told, we're drawn that much further from the truth.
Alliance Atlantis Communications; ARP Selection; Astral Films; Ego Film Arts; Harold Greenburg Fund; Serendipity Point Films; Super Ecran; Telefilm Canada; The Movie Network
Copyright © 2006 TV Guide Magazine Group, Inc.
online.tvguide.com /movies/database/showmovie.asp?MI=44042   (366 words)

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