New ABS figures on film, TV and digital gaming show that subscription broadcasters and online content creators are booming. Yet local content quotas only apply to free-to-air broadcasters.
Netflix's biggest hit is the most empowering programme to air in years.
Twin Peaks has just hit our streaming services, again, alongside reboots of the X-Files, Gilmore Girls, and more. But, despite our nostalgia, they'll never revive the specific time they were born in.
The Wachowski sisters' TV series is a celebration of empathy and community.
Given the carnivorous trend of the US presidency, it is unsurprising that food is a significant metaphor in House of Cards.
Films funded and streamed by Netflix and Amazon are playing an important role in this year's festival.
Police drama Happy Valley beat off the challenge of high-profile streamed dramas to carry off the big prize.
While there are some some safety concerns about watching the show, 13 Reasons Why raises many issues relevant to adolescents – and we should learn from them.
Cancer researchers dream of offering personalized treatments to patients. Can they get there using the same math that drives Netflix recommendations?
Don't listen to the headlines linking binge watching to depression and loneliness. It can be a positive experience – but only if we think of it as a good thing.
Is it time the Premier League developed an on-demand, Netflix-style football watching service?
It's not all child's play.
Netflix has seamlessly adapted to new technologies and disrupted existing business models. But unlike traditional media enterprises, Netflix has never tried to attract a mass audience.
The recently broadcast TV mini-series, “Mars”, combines fiction and nonfiction in a way that places them in balance. This kind of combination is likely to feature in more television series and films.
The traditional TV schedule is still more important than we might think.
Netflix’s most ambitious and expensive original drama is historical fiction at its most lavish.
Streaming television may actually facilitate important forms of human interaction, like participating in politics.
The digital conqueror took to the stage in Edinburgh with some harsh words for the TV industry.
The Netflix series Stranger Things is a throwback to the glory days of cinematic horror. And as VHS disappears from our shelves, this show's 80s-infused nostalgia is doubly poignant.
The era of the VCR is coming to a close, but it's impact on the way we consume and produce content has been profound.