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Netflix nabs Meditation Park

Mina Shum’s feature has also been picked up for distribution by Cine Colombia and Encore Inflight, among others.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand March 6 to 12, 2018

Marvel’s Jessica Jones leads the pack, followed by Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

People Watching

IPF invested $1.95M in web series in 2017: report

The fund backed 10 English-language web series, such as People Watching, and five French-language projects.

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AeroCinema takes off with more original content

The aviation SVOD is adding eight new programs, including The Wall of Fire, which examines theories about how the Cold War started in Canada.

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Syndicado inks digital distribution deal with Filmoption

The digital distributor has acquired U.S. rights to 30 hours of factual content, including American Tiger.

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IP: The new currency of ideas

The growing demand for more content is sending prodcos to new places in search of fresh properties.

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CSAs ’18: peopleWatching, Secret Alberta claim top digital prizes

Cross-platform companion pieces to Wynonna Earp, Canada The Story of Us and Odd Squad also claimed awards at Screen Week’s third gala.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Feb. 27 to March 5, 2018

Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery tops the charts, followed by Netflix’s Stranger Things and The Grand Tour at #2 and #3.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Feb. 20 to 26, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery leads the pack, followed by Netflix’s Stranger Things at #2 and CTV’s Cardinal at #10.

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Netflix takes on The Last Kids on Earth

Production is underway on the TV show from Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons.

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General Purpose delves further into digital with The Succulent Six

Launching today on CBC digital, the factual series follows a group of plus-size models as they design and execute missions to champion body positivity.

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Cameras roll on Netflix feature Polar

The Canada/Germany coproduction is shooting at Cinespace until late March.