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Fear Thy Neighbour VR

A 360 view of CreamVR’s growth strategy

CEO David Brady discusses how companion VR experiences like its Fear Thy Neighbour films will bring users to the tech.

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YouTube launches Cancon channel

Spotlight Canada will highlight top English and French Canadian YouTube creators and the most-watched videos in the country.

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Corus eyes VR with Vikings app launch

The show’s new immersive experience will be available for mobile devices in advance of its season five premiere.

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More Lili & Lola for Big Bad Boo

The Vancouver prodco is bringing its English/Farsi miniseries back for a second season on its bilingual VOD platform Oznoz.

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Letterkenny gets another six-pack

Bell Media announced production is underway on another half dozen episodes of the CraveTV series, set to premiere later this year.

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Amazon acquires three seasons of Gayl Pile

Match made in heaven? The e-commerce giant picked up the series about a home shopping channel host for its U.K., German and Japanese Prime Video service.

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Consumer spending on online video to increase: report

The demand for original content from major streaming services will cause consumer content spending to increase 12.6% annually between 2015 and 2020.

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Wow’s Castlevania gets season two

Netflix has ordered eight more episodes of the animated series based on a video game.

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Cable fading and online TV rising: study

One in four 18-to-34-year olds and 28% of students have ditched cable entirely, and other stats on the state of television.

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Inside Bell Media’s big Letterkenny marketing push

From pop-up shops to social media promos to its very own beer, the campaign for season three has been hard to miss.

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Amazon boosts unscripted slate with The Fashion Hero

The competition format, from Laval, Q.C.-based Beauty World Search, is set to premiere on the streamer in the U.S., U.K. and Germany.

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In Brief: CraveTV sets launch date for The Handmaid’s Tale

Plus: Jay Baruchel takes a CCO role at a Toronto-based publishing company and Digital Howard’s CMF-funded game Terracosm heads to U.S. science centres.