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Netflix picks up Pixcom’s Vertige

The psychological thriller, which is currently being adapted in France, is now available on the streamer’s Canadian service.

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NFB reports progress on Indigenous Action Plan

The producer has committed to investing 15% of its spend on Indigenous-directed projects by 2020.

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Wattpad inks content partnership with Bavaria Fiction

The Munich-based prodco will have access to nearly 1 million German-language stories with a view to developing content for local markets.

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9 Story appoints Angela C. Santomero CCO

The announcement comes five months after 9 Story acquired New York-based children’s media co Out of the Blue, which Santomero co-founded.

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Banff ’18: Why Netflix’s Larry Tanz said yes to Travelers

VP of content acquisition Larry Tanz on why the sci-fi series fit into the streamer’s commissioning wheelhouse and what it’s looking for in a project.

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Cameras roll on The Eye of U.R.M.

The sci-fi thriller is the latest feature from Metis director Benjamin Ross Hayden and stars Greg Bryk.

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Shaw reportedly shopping its stake in Corus

According to a report from The Globe and Mail, the teleco aims to free capital to invest in its wireless network.

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Banff ’18: How Canadian cos are taking control of their own destiny

Boat Rocker, Blue Ant and Wow! discuss contrasting approaches to M&A and having the ability to self-commission projects.

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Bell Media takes part ownership in Just For Laughs Group

Following the announcement of its specialty rebrands, and as the media co inks its latest deal, president Randy Lennox discusses how the pieces fit together.

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NBC Entertainment’s formidable franchise strategy

Paul Telegdy, president of the alternative and reality group, on developing TV brands that engage robust audiences for decades.

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Upfront ’18: Bell Media greenlights original comedy for 2018/19 slate

The half-hour comedy starring Jann Arden sits among a roster of 42 new and returning series, with The Beaverton, Cardinal and Corner Gas Animated also receiving renewals.

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Bell Media to rebrand four specialties under CTV banner

Bell Media president Randy Lennox says the rebrand is meant to “amplify CTV” in a crowded media landscape.