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Netflix acquires ‘The Body Remembers’ for the U.S.

Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releasing handles international sales on the Canada/Norway copro from Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn.

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CTV, Netflix say ‘I do’ with Jessica Mulroney

The celebrity stylist will lead a new unscripted series, titled I Do, Redo, to help couples get a do-over on their wedding day disasters.

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Screen Nova Scotia partners with Netflix on screenwriting program

Netflix will support the internship program under its $25-million development fund, allowing it to expand to writers’ rooms in the U.S.

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Netflix reports it has spent $500M in Canada in two years

The U.S. streaming giant says it has already fulfilled its $500-million, five-year pledge, and plans to “continue to produce at current levels” in the years ahead.

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Programmer Profile: Netflix independent film

Playback magazine caught up with Netflix’s Ian Bricke to discuss the streamer’s strategy for original independent films and its Canadian production plans.

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Netflix, Amazon’s TIFF films barred from Cineplex theatre

The company placed restrictions for this year’s festival, stating it would only screen films from studios that “appreciate the importance of the theatrical release model.”

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Audiences jump for Amazon Prime and Crave

Despite the popularity of OTT, nearly three quarters of subscribers still subscribe to traditional TV, according to an MTM report.

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Mark Raso’s Netflix original Awake rolls in T.O.

Entertainment One is producing the film as Gina Rodriguez leads an ensemble with Canadian cast members Barry Pepper and 2019 TIFF Rising Star Shamier Anderson.

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Who should really be worried about Disney+?

Mindshare’s Kyle Hodgins says Disney will likely shake up the market, but not in the way some might think.

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Peacock Alley to produce YA series for Netflix

Tiny Pretty Things is now in production in Toronto and will star Canadian actors Lauren Holly and Jess Salgueiro (pictured).

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How Another Life fills a new space for Netflix

Executive producers behind the sci-fi series starring Katee Sackhoff discuss the show’s atypical development process.

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Netflix greenlights preschool series from DHX Media, Atomic Cartoons

The streamer’s slate includes CG-animated series like Hello Ninja and DreamWorks Go, Dog. Go!, plus more.