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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Feb. 23 to March 1, 2021

WandaVision leads, while Apple TV+’s For All Mankind and Ted Lasso claim spots on the Digital Originals chart.

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Netflix says contribution framework under Bill C-10 must be tailored to ensure fairness for streamers

At a Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage on Friday, Netflix’s director of public policy in Canada said the streamer is willing to contribute to the domestic system, but it should not be subject to the same regulatory obligations as traditional broadcasters.

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Disney+ wrangles Dino Ranch

Boat Rocker Studios’ animated preschool series will be available on the SVOD in the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand next month.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Feb. 16 to 22, 2021

WandaVision leads, while Letterkenny claims a spot on the Digital Originals chart.

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BBC launches culture and politics-focused SVOD in Canada, U.S.

Ad-free service BBC Selects becomes the latest entrant in a fast-growing domestic SVOD market.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Feb. 9 to 15, 2021

WandaVision leads, while the Digital Originals chart sees Letterkenny make the list at #9.

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Netflix acquires worldwide rights to Ricardo Trogi’s latest

French-language dramedy Le Guide de la famille parfaite will launch globally on Netflix at the same time as its Canadian theatrical release through Les Films Opale.

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How 21 Black Futures merged the stage and screen

21 Black Futures producer and Obsidian Theatre artistic director Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu shares how the hybrid theatre and film model struggles to become financially sustainable.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Feb. 2 to 8, 2021

WandaVision leads the Digital Originals list, followed by The Mandalorian and Cobra Kai.

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Amazon Prime Video donates $1.3 million to ISO-led programs

The U.S. streamer has launched a pitch program with the Indigenous Screen Office, giving racialized creators a chance to pitch scripted and unscripted projects to Amazon Studios executives.

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Netflix enchanted by Boat Rocker, Industrial Bros. magic series

Daniel Spellbound is the latest in a spate of fantasy-focused animated originals the streamer has announced recently.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2021

On the Digital Originals list, WandaVision leads, while Letterkenny lands at #7.