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Disney, Netflix unleash more Air Bud content

The Vancouver-based prodco is readying its first TV series, Pup Academy, for Disney Channel in the U.S., and struck a deal with Netflix on a new movie.

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New studio opens its doors in Mississauga

Century Studio, an 82,000-square-foot space operated by Thomas Walden and Eric Birnberg of High Park Entertainment, becomes the latest space to open in the GTA.

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European Parliament imposes content quota for streamers

VOD platforms like Netflix and Facebook will need to commit at least 30% of their programming to local productions.

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Netflix orders more sci-fi from Nomadic, High Park

The global streamer has added three series to its lineup, with a raft of Canadian creatives attached, including Simon Barry, who will serve as showrunner on Warrior Nun.

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Netflix acquires Peacock Alley’s ‘Cheating Death’

Season one of the Timothy Caulfield-hosted docuseries will launch in North America on Sept. 28.

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Vancouver’s Bardel strengthens Netflix ties

The animation service provider has partnered with Wonderstorm to produce The Dragon Prince for the SVOD.

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CFC teams with Netflix on five-year funding initiative

Meanwhile, the film centre partnered with Comweb Corp/William F. White to launch a new scholarship for Indigenous creators in Jay Switzer’s name.

Designated Survivor

Netflix revives Designated Survivor following ABC cancellation

This marks the second time this year that a streaming giant has picked up a Toronto-shot series after it was cancelled by its U.S. network.

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Where does Canada stack up for OTT subscription?

The SVOD is gaining ground in English Canada, but Quebec still has reservations.

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Wu Assassins strike Vancouver

Vikings‘ Katheryn Winnick is set to direct and star in Nomadic Pictures’ in-production martial arts drama for Netflix.

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Netflix Canada picks up three seasons of Toi et Moi

The half-hour series is produced by Montreal’s Zone3 and Ottawa’s Slalom Productions.

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Canadian Academy selects eight for second annual mentorship program

Kathleen Hepburn, Kirsten Carthew and Halima Ouardiri are among the filmmakers set to take part in the Academy’s Apprenticeship for Women Directors.