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CMF, Shaw Rocket increase budget for round two of joint fund

The CMF-SRF Kids Digital Animated Series Program will have a total budget of $5.06 million, up from $3.3 million during its inaugural round.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Nov. 26 to Dec. 2, 2019

Anne with an E claims a spot on the Digital Exclusive list, while The Mandalorian continues to lead.

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How Wattpad is building an IP vault for the streaming wars

After successful adaptations of Light as a Feather and After, the story-sharing platform is delving further into the content space as competition between streamers intensifies.

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Atomic drives revenue uptick for Thunderbird in Q1

The company said it is currently in production on new episodes of its Netflix original series The Last Kids on Earth.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Nov. 19 to 25, 2019

The Mandalorian (Disney+) tops the charts, while The Man In The High Castle (Amazon Prime Video) lands at #5 on the Digital Original list.

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Competitors unaffected as Disney+ hits 15 million downloads: report

According to estimates from U.S. research firm Apptopia, the Disney+ app has been downloaded around 1.1 million times in Canada.

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So.da unseals Go Here, Meet Her for Slice

The 12-part show focused on female entrepreneurs signals the social digital agency’s first original digital series for Slice.

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Anne with an E cancellation sparks social media backlash

In the 24 hours since news broke, #renewannewithane has been tweeted more than a million times.

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CBC sets its winter 2020 table

The pubcaster also unveiled premiere dates for the newly announced Gem originals Hey Lady! and Good People.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Nov. 12 to 18, 2019

The Mandalorian (Disney+) nabs the #2 spot on the Digital Original list, while Vancouver-shot See (Apple TV+) lands at #9.

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Ghost BFF floats to KindaTV for season two

New episodes of Babe Nation’s short-form digital series will debut on Shaftesbury’s CAVCO-certified YouTube channel next year.

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Bell Fund backs 45 TV, digital projects

New titles from Scott Brothers Entertainment, Insight Productions and Zone3 are among the TV series sharing $5.5 million.