The bets are on the latest films by Micheline Lanctot, Carole Laure, Francois Delisle, Yves-Christian Fournier and a 3D film from Jean-Francois Pouliot and Francois Brisson.
The fund, which is open to indie producers of Alberta and Manitoba, will begin accepting applications for its second round starting in July.
The tax incentives for film and video production and interactive digital media production have been extended to 2016, with four enhancements to the digital media incentive.
Party leader Adrian Dix says that if his party wins the May 14 vote, the province’s labour tax credit would be boosted 7% to 40%.
Three prizes of $30,000 are available for the short film initiative, comprised of a contribution from the fund and pay-tv broadcast licence fees from TMN and Movie Central.
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