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Indigenous Partners

Netflix commits funds for the next generation of Indigenous creators

The streamer announced three new partnerships with imagineNATIVE, the Indigenous Screen Office and Wapikoni Mobile at the Banff World Media Festival.

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Netflix partners with APFC to support francophone creators

Telefilm Canada and the CMF have also committed funding towards the first year of the professional development program.

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Netflix partners with RIDM

The streamer has become a partner on the Quebec documentary festival’s professional forum, now called Forum RIDM, and Talent Lab.

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Inside Out, Netflix announce multi-year partnership

Netflix has committed to a four-year investment into the festival’s financing forum, which was announced along with the 2019 lineup.

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John Tory introduces next L.A. mission

High Park Entertainment, New Metric Media and Take 5 Productions are among the 30 companies set to take part.

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Netflix nabs more Cupcake & Dino

New episodes of the animated comedy from eOne and Birdo Studios will launch globally on the streamer next month.

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Netflix approaches 149 million subs

The giant also said it would try to be more transparent with producers, members and the press over the next several months about what audiences are watching.

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Netflix gets Unlisted

The SVOD is co-commissioning the Aquarius Films series with ABC Australia, with Sinking Ship signed on to finance and distribute the series worldwide.

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Demand for Canadian TV higher in the U.S. than at home: report

The study from Parrot Analytics, which scrapes the web for “demand expressions,” showed that Canadian TV also had the highest average “travelability.”

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Simon Barry’s Warrior Nun sets up in Spain

This is the first international production for Reality Distortion Field, which is producing the supernatural series for Netflix.

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In brief: Wow! takes more time; Lilly Singh joins late night TV

An update on Wow! and Bell Media’s agreement for the Comedy Gold licence, plus Scarborough’s Singh will be the first female late night host on a “Big 4″ U.S. network.

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Anne adds Indigenous storylines, characters for new season

Filmmakers Michelle Latimer and Kim Nguyen have also signed on to direct new episodes of the CBC and Netflix series. (Actor Kiawenti:io Tarbell pictured).