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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.

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DHX Media revenues dip 3% in Q2

Gains in distribution and owned consumer products helped the media co overcome declines in its television and proprietary production businesses.

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CBC, Netflix ready Anne reboot

Executive producers Miranda de Pencier and Moira Walley-Beckett talk late-night deal making, remaking the iconic series for 2017 and the potential of more seasons.

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RTL exploring ‘strategic alternatives’ for BroadbandTV

In 2013, the European media company purchased a 51% stake in the Vancouver-based MCN launched by Shahrzad Rafati.

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CMF, Google partner on Cancon initiative

A new YouTube channel, managed by BBTV, will host classic Canadian film and TV series from as early as 1995.