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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: Top 10 films July 6 to 12, 2018

Ant-Man and The Wasp tops the chart, followed by Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom in second place and The Incredibles 2 landing at #3.

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Telefilm adjusts export, int’l marketing programs

Among the changes, Telefilm doubled the maximum amount that a single project can receive through its Export Assistance program to $90,000.

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Why the market was ready for Marcie Diggs

Producers Floyd Kane and Amos Adetuyi discuss how a decade of Shondaland mega-hits helped pave the way for their upcoming CBC show, Diggstown.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films July 6 to 12, 2018

La Chute De L’Empire Americain scores the top spot, followed by Kayak to Klemtu paddling its way to #2 and 22 Chaser racing into third place.

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Incendo rolls on Radio Silence

Production is underway on the Montreal-based company’s latest MOW penned by Richard M. Dumont and directed by Philippe Gagnon.

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Notable named producer of record for CCMA Awards

The live broadcast of the awards show will be exec produced by Notable CEOs Claire Adams and Carli Posner.

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Gavin Michael Booth preps Last Call

The Scarehouse director is set to film his next feature in Windsor, ON this summer.

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CMPA, DGC sign labour agreement

The three-year Standard Agreement now needs to be ratified by each groups’ members.

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Canada-Colombia incentive awards $235K across four projects

The webseries Arctic Horror Stories from Canada’s Taqqut Productions and Colombia’s Conexion Creativa is among those selected to receive funding.

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Ransom to return for third season

The drama is set to premiere on Corus Entertainment’s Global and on CBS in the U.S. in 2019.

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Photo gallery: Tribeca Talks

Canadian writer/director Mary Harron was the subject of the in-conversation series “Tribeca Talks: The Journey inspired by Tumi,” which came to Toronto on July 9.

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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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Is better media measurement on the horizon?

Numeris, Canada’s TV ratings measurement service, announces the development of a new tool to give advertisers and broadcasters a better understanding of audience viewing habits.

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Deals: Peacock Alley, Stockholm, Bell Media

Season two of Peacock Alley’s A User’s Guide to Cheating Death has been acquired by Sky Vision, Robert Budreau’s Stockholm gets a U.S. theatrical release, plus more.