Australia’s Dendy launches VOD service

Australian exhibitor Dendy’s streaming service, Dendy Direct, launched yesterday (August 6) with product from studios including 20th Century Fox and Walt Disney Co. The transactional video-on-demand (TVOD) service is in talks with other US studios and also has content from local companies ABC Commercial, Beyond Home Entertainment and all the leading independent distributors.

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Disney, Netflix sign Canada pay-TV deal

Netflix and Walt Disney Studios have signed a multi-year deal that gives Netflix exclusive Canandian subscription TV rights to Disney’s first-run live action and animated features. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Beginning in 2015, Netflix Canada subscribers will be offered theatrically released films from Disney Live Action, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm,

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