Philanthropic sector ‘untapped resource’ for docs: report

A report from the Documentary Organization of Canada calls for the development of an industry-wide strategy to connect doc filmmakers and the philanthropic sector.

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Telus Fund distributes $2.5M across 15 projects

CBC’s Keeping Canada Alive and APTN’s Working It Out Together are among the projects to receive financing via the fund.


TIFF ’15: Industry talks talent, pirates and high-heeled shoes

A roundup of panel highlights from the first half of the festival’s Industry Conference.

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BravoFACT, WIFT-T pact for short film pitch contest

Teams (which must include a female producer or director) will submit their short film pitch concepts for cash and in-kind prizes.

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HGF distributes over $100K in Shorts-to-Features program

Writer/director Rebecca Addelman is among the grant recipients in the Shorts-to-Features Program for her project The Smoke.

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Bell Fund distributes $3.5M across 27 projects

Shaftesbury and Radical Sheep are among the recipients of production funding in the latest Bell Fund round.


CMF distributes $6.2M across 28 projects

Development and marketing support for innovative digital media projects was given via the CMF’s Experimental Stream.

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Creative Sask raises funding threshold

Changes to the province’s funding regime will see the minimum per-applicant threshold increased by $350,000 a year.

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Rogers Doc and Cable Fund invests $4.8M

Paperny Entertainment’s Cold Water Cowboys is among the projects selected to receive financing in the latest round.


On Screen Manitoba lands $3.9M in government funding

The federal funding will go towards promoting Manitoba-based businesses regionally and internationally, as well as a new transmedia lab.