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Hot Docs’ Sarafina DiFelice jumps to Netflix

The former festival programmer joins the global streamer as an acquisitions exec.

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Frontier goes to season three

The original series from Take the Shot Productions and ASAP Entertainment is greenlit for another season as its second sets to premiere.

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Netflix picks up Long Time Running

The Banger Films-produced documentary premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight.

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CHCH announces fall premiere dates

The Channel Zero network will become the exclusive Canadian broadcast home of Netflix hit House of Cards.

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Netflix brings Menorca to the U.S.

The streaming giant acquired the Farpoint Films feature through a deal secured by Toronto’s A71 Entertainment.

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Report: Apple makes major push into original content

The U.S. tech giant will earmark US $1 billion for original TV content in the next year.

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In Brief: Netflix acquires Millarworld

Plus: Doc Lab Saskatchewan names participants and Stingray and Via Rail partner.

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CBC, Netflix expand episode order for Anne season two

Creator Moira Walley-Beckett, who penned season one by herself, has put together an all-female writers’ room including Jane Maggs, Naledi Jackson and Shernold Edwards.

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Netflix surpasses int’l subscriber targets

Membership grew to 104 million globally, with more than half of its subscribers hailing from outside of the U.S.

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Wow’s Castlevania gets season two

Netflix has ordered eight more episodes of the animated series based on a video game.

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Online video penetration flat: study

The number of Canadians watching online video hasn’t changed since 2015, although those who do watch are watching more.

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Government will not impose a ‘tax on the internet’

The feds won’t adopt a recommendation from the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for a 5% levy to fund Cancon.