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CMF’s Encore+ tops 8M views as subscribers dig in to CanCon


TORONTO – The YouTube channel showcasing classic Canadian TV shows and films recently topped 8 million public views and 42,000 subscribers, the Canadian Media Fund announced Monday.Encore+ said that its curated Canadian content has garnered 1.5 million hours of viewed content, with 60% of viewership coming from outside Canada.Content such as Blizzard Island, the award-winning feature film La peau blanche and Le monde merveilleux d’Alice will premiere on Encore+ this month.In association with Canada’s film and television producers, distributors, broadcasters, unions, guilds and other industry associations, Encore+ is spearheaded by the Canada Media Fund (CMF) with support from Google Canada, Bell Media,...