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OTT movie streamer Filmatique expanding to Canada


FILMATIQUE, A U.S.-BASED video streaming service targeting fans of auteur movies, is expanding to Canada as a first step in its international roll-out.Lorenzo Fiuzzi, co-founder of the movie-themed SVOD, told Cartt.ca the Canadian launch, timed for Friday (tomorrow) and the start of the Toronto Film Festival, will be followed by a focus on emerging Canadian filmmakers in late 2017, or early 2018, to win over new subscribers.The Canadian service, which acts like a traditional repertory theatre, albeit online, will be priced at US$4.95 per month, with a one month free trial.Filmatique releases one film every week, and each month curates...