Funding

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Darius Films takes The Padre to Bogota

The Canada/Ireland copro shoots in the Colombian capital before coming back to Canada for post-production.

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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.

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Canada, Denmark launch digi media incentive

The $300,000 codevelopment fund is aimed at digital projects that experiment with formats and platforms.

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Legion, Lucifer leave Vancouver for California

In the short term, the shift in production will cost the B.C. city approximately 400 crew jobs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Online-only projects now eligible for CAVCO tax credits

Web series no longer need a broadcaster on board to access the federal funding.

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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.

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CBC reveals inaugural Breaking Barriers recipients

Writer/director Sook-Yin Lee’s feature film Octavio is Dead! is among three projects to receive production financing through the $7.5 million fund.

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CMF launches new copro incentive

The fund will support the codevelopment and coproduction of projects from Canadian and Jerusalem-based producers.

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CMF awards $4.7M across 21 digital media productions

Games from A71 Productions and Shaftesbury Tech were among the projects to receive development support.