Lauren Malyk

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Streaming TV

Canadian OTT subscribers with three or more services grow

Media Technology Monitor’s Sneak Peek Report also found that Facebook and YouTube lead as the most popular options for remote social viewing features.

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HGF backs 23 films in third quarter of 2019/20

Conquering Lion Pictures and Shaftesbury’s Undercard and Screen Siren Pictures’ Saving Manno are among the funder’s Story Option stream.

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Telefilm awards nearly $8M across six French-language features

Lignes de fuite and Beluga Blues are among the projects set to share coin from the funder.

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imagineNATIVE ups Naomi Johnson to executive director

The leadership change comes as executive director Jason Ryle leaves to pursue new opportunities.

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CSAs ’20: Antigone, The Song of Names score five prizes each

The final ceremony saw Sophie Deraspe’s drama win Best Motion Picture, while The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open and The Twentieth Century also picked up prizes.

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We Are One schedules raft of Canadian titles

Amreeka, Throat Singing in Kangirsuk, Ivory Burn and seven projects from the NFB are among the lineup.

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Upfronts ’20: CBC renews Trickster ahead of premiere

The pubcaster also renewed Family Feud Canada, Battle of the Blades, TallBoyz and Frankie Drake, while decisions on others are pending due to COVID-19 uncertainty.

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Coroner scores third season, sells to Channel 4

Season three, which is currently in pre-production, sees executive producer Morwyn Brebner (Saving Hope) continue on in her role as showrunner.

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CSAs ’20: ‘We Will Stand Up’ wins Best Feature Length doc

The virtual ceremony celebrating doc and factual also saw The Accountant of Auschwitz, Disasters at Sea, Mr. Jane and Finch and Engraved on a Nation: On the Line honoured.

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TVNZ serves up Gusto TV

The food and lifestyle channel from Gusto Worldwide Media is the first and only food programming to air on TVNZ’s AVOD platform.

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Sinking Ship scores 16 Daytime Emmy nods

The kid-focused prodco received eight nominations recognizing Ghostwriter, while Dino Dana and Odd Squad picked up four each.

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RLJE Films, Shudder nab horror comedy PG: Psycho Goreman

The feature from writer/director Steven Kostanski will be released in U.S. theatres in late 2020, before heading to Shudder in early 2021.