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Blue Ant adds shortform to catalogue

The distributor is heading to MIPTV with a slate of digital series including Blue Ant-produced Wild Moves.

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Bell Media gets Canadian exclusive for The Handmaid’s Tale

The 10-part first season of the dystopian drama will be coming to Bravo and CraveTV.

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CMF, Telefilm to showcase docs, VR at MIP 2017

The funding bodies will take Rezolution Pictures Rumble and Secret Location/Banger Films’ Welcome to Wacken to market.

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What drives subscribers to SVODs?

While access to movies is still the top draw, a new report finds original content is gaining momentum.

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Sundance Now SVOD comes to Canada

The indie and art-house focused streamer has launched with a Canadian collection curated by Bruce McDonald.

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Playback’s Digital Roundtable – Part Two

Execs from leading media companies talk about audience engagement, defining digital success and where to find revenue.

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Playback’s Digital Roundtable – Part One

Execs from leading media companies dig into everything from discoverability to monetization and working with SVODs.

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Programming profile: CraveTV

Playback catches up with Mike Cosentino and Tracey Pearce at Bell Media to find out how the largest Canadian-owned SVOD is differentiating itself from the pack.

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Much Digital Studios launches first original series

The Bell Media-owned MCN is looking to showcase its production power with Dan for a Week.

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How does YouTube stack up in Canada?

The Google-owned giant announced that users consume one billion hours of video per day on the platform globally.

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Discovery Oligopoly, AI latest challenges facing media cos: report

The latest CMF trends report argues a handful of global giants control the tech underpinning discovery platforms.

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Notable launches lifestyle-focused digital network

Claire Adams and Carli Posner have joined the company as co-CEOs and partners, helping to fund its expansion.