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Handmaid's Tale

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand July 10 to 16, 2018

The Handmaid’s Tale leads the list, followed by Queer Eye at #2 and Orange Is The New Black coming in at #3.

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Netflix sub growth falls short of forecast in Q2

The “strong but not stellar” quarter saw streaming revenue increase 43% from the prior year.

Handmaid's Tale

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand July 3 to 9, 2018

Handmaid’s Tale tops the list once again, with Queer Eye at #2 and Marvel’s Luke Cage at #3.

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True Calling Media launches $150K grants program

In its first funding round, the Vancouver company, which specializes in short docs, has awarded 30 filmmakers from across Canada $2,500 each.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand June 26 to July 2, 2018

The Handmaid’s Tale tops the list, followed by Queer Eye at #2 and Marvel’s Luke Cage at #3.

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Behind the NFB’s big jump in audience engagement

The producer’s various properties garnered 67.6 million views overall in 2017/18, up 13.6 million from the prior year.

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MUBI launches Cancon series

The curated film-focused SVOD will stream 10 Canadian films throughout the summer, beginning with Ashley McKenzie’s Werewolf.

Handmaid's Tale

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand June 19 to 25, 2018

The Handmaid’s Tale tops the chart, followed by Marvel’s Luke Cage at #2 and Queer Eye at #3.

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Deals: Blue Ant, Corus, Digital Canaries

Blue Ant International scores a raft of European sales, Corus’ podcasting division partners with The Podcast Exchange, plus more.

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Why CBC went digital first with DCTV’s Northern Rescue

The 10-part family adventure series is the first original drama to debut exclusively on CBC’s streaming platforms.

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Sony shutters Crackle in Canada

The ad-supported streaming service launched in 2010 offering films and TV on demand.

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Canadian entertainment revenues to grow 3.7% per year: report

Internet access and OTT services are driving revenue growth in the industry, according to PwC’s Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2018-2022.