Funding

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Tatiana Maslany-produced Touch receives BravoFACT coin

The short film, directed by Bryan Kawalsky and written by Kathryn Alexandre, was among 11 projects to share $512K in the fund’s latest round.

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CMF distributes $2M across 10 digital projects

N5 Pictures’ Petrol and LaRue Entertainment’s The Amazing Gayl Pile nabbed the maximum investment through the new fund for returning web series.

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Nova Scotia ups production fund

The government has added $6.9 million to the fund thanks to forecasted growth in productions filming in the province.

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CMF program budget cut by 5.8%

The Canada Media Fund will operate with $21 million less than last year, attributing the decline to falling BDU subscribers.

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Never Saw It Coming shooting in Sudbury

The Gail Harvey-directed indie thriller is the latest buzzy production to set up shop in the Northern Ontario city.

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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.