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Encore+, ImagineNative launch Indigenous film collection

The playlist will feature projects from Indigenous filmmakers like Zacharias Kunuk, Michelle Latimer and Alanis Obomsawin.

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YouTube orders AI docuseries hosted by Robert Downey Jr.

Derik Murray and Paul Gertz of Vancouver-based Network Entertainment will produce the series, alongside exec producers from Team Downey and Sonar Entertainment.

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How to teach an old roommate new tricks

With help from some social influencers, the creators of CBC’s My 90-Year-Old Roommate aim to find new audiences for the series’ second season.

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In brief: My Dead Dad’s and New Romantic win at SXSW

Plus: A portrait of Maudie‘s economic impact and eOne heads to the beach with a new format.

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CMF unveils its Cancon YouTube channel

Encore+ is home to more than 300 classic Canadian films and TV Shows, including Degrassi High and Due South.

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VIFF to bring Buffer Festival to Vancouver

The film festival will offer a day of digital-first programming in partnership with the Toronto-based YouTube fest.

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YouTube launches Cancon channel

Spotlight Canada will highlight top English and French Canadian YouTube creators and the most-watched videos in the country.

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Melanie Joly heads to L.A.

The Minister of Canadian Heritage will meet with execs from YouTube and the Academy, as well as the city’s mayor.

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Just For Laughs launches digital scripted series

Explaining to an Alien, an eight-part original web series, is the inaugural project produced through JFL’s new digital brand.

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How does YouTube stack up in Canada?

The Google-owned giant announced that users consume one billion hours of video per day on the platform globally.

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CMF, Google partner on Cancon initiative

A new YouTube channel, managed by BBTV, will host classic Canadian film and TV series from as early as 1995.

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How do seniors consume media?

New research from MTM shows older English speakers overwhelmingly subscribe to cable and use tablets over smartphones.