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Netflix still king, but growth in Canada set to slow: study

The SVOD’s growth rate will be outpaced by that of the overall OTT industry in Canada, according to eMarketer.

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Cameras rolling on more Letterkenny

Six new episodes of the half-hour comedy will debut later this year on CraveTV.

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Much Studios greenlights Judge Tyco web series

The announcement was made during a panel at JFL Comedy Pro where Bell Media execs discussed their evolving multi-platform comedy strategy.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand July 17 to 23, 2018

The Handmaid’s Tale comes in at #1, followed by Queer Eye at #2 and Anne at #8.

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Netflix expands int’l production hubs to Europe

The global streamer has set up a studio and programming commitment in Spain, offering an opportunity to compare its strategy for international markets.

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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.

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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.