Darius Films takes The Padre to Bogota
The Canada/Ireland copro shoots in the Colombian capital before coming back to Canada for post-production.
Feds propose review of Broadcasting, Telecom Acts
The Liberal government has released its 2017 budget, which calls for modernizing the Acts and includes funding for cultural infrastructure.
Canada, Denmark launch digi media incentive
The $300,000 codevelopment fund is aimed at digital projects that experiment with formats and platforms.
Legion, Lucifer leave Vancouver for California
In the short term, the shift in production will cost the B.C. city approximately 400 crew jobs.
Canada joins Eurimages
Canada has become the first non-European country to join the film fund, which contributes approximately $32 million to 70 projects annually.
CMF, BAI invest $170K in TV projects
Farpoint Films and Cream Productions are two of the Canadian prodcos that have received funding through the Canada-Ireland codevelopment incentive.
CMF to launch gender balance initiatives
The funder will require broadcasters to commit a minimum 15% of their performance envelopes to women-led projects, among other measures.
Online-only projects now eligible for CAVCO tax credits
Web series no longer need a broadcaster on board to access the federal funding.
Quebecor distributes $946K to four projects
CarpeDiem Film & TV’s follow up to its box-office hit La guerre des Tuques 3D is among the projects to receive funding.
CMF launches new copro incentive
The fund will support the codevelopment and coproduction of projects from Canadian and Jerusalem-based producers.
CMF awards $4.7M across 21 digital media productions
Games from A71 Productions and Shaftesbury Tech were among the projects to receive development support.