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Netflix plots fully localised Polish service

Netflix has revealed plans to fully localise its on-demand service in Poland, striking back at doubters who have suggested the SVOD company is “irrelevant” in eastern Europe. The internet TV network claimed the new offer would be “a truly Polish service, using local language, currency and adding Polish TV shows and movies in addition to […]

Netflix preps Amanda Knox, Werner Herzog docs

Netflix will launch four new docs at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, including a project about Amanda Knox, and another from vaunted filmmaker Werner Herzog. The US streaming service has invested heavily in original factual programming and its four-strong premiere slate for TIFF is its latest docs move. Amanda Knox explores the notorious […]

Netflix confirms Spain launch

Netflix has confirmed that it will launch in Spain this October, marking the next stage of its international expansion efforts. Announcing the move, the subscription streaming firm said that from this autumn web users in Spain will be able to watch a “broad selection of TV series and movies in high-definition or even Ultra HD […]

Netflix buys raft of French content

Netflix has acquired a raft of content from French producers and distributors and ordered another original feature doc. The streaming service has acquired a 100-hour package of content from Paris-based distributor Prime Entertainment. The package is for shows for Netflix’s upcoming French service with the US-listed company moving to allay fears in France that it […]