FUNDING Articles

Mukerji, Latimer docs among Shaw Media-Hot Docs grantees


Michelle Latimer’s Forgotten: The Freedom Project is among the seven projects supported in the latest round of financing from the fund. (Latimer pictured)

CBC, CineCoup and JFL launch comedy accelerator


The winner of the competition will receive $500,000 in production financing for a half-hour comedy special that will air on the CBC.

Telefilm invests over $2.5M across 7 French features


Films selected to receive funding in this latest round of financing include Patrick Gaze’s Ceci n’est pas un polar and Robert Morin’s La probleme d’infiltration.

Party like you’re financing a documentary


How the filmmaking team behind The Integral Man is raising funds and building a future audience by hosting high-end events at the home of doc subject Jim Stewart.

IPF invests nearly $2M across 17 web series


Thirteen of the projects selected to receive funding are new web series to be produced in 2014, including Smokebomb Entertainment’s Inhuman Condition (pictured).

Telefilm invests $13M across 9 features


Among the films selected to receive financing in this latest round of funding include the copro Aloft and Sean Garrity’s After the Ball.

BravoFACT invests $250K across 7 shorts


Projects that were awarded funding in the latest round of financing include films from Sophie Jarvis and Kent Nolan.

Book of Negroes, Corner Gas movie among Bell Fund recipients


Other productions to receive financing through the fund include Dino Hunt Canada and the children’s series Chirp. (Corner Gas pictured.)

Harold Greenberg Fund invests $700K in latest round


Selected projects include feature films from directors Jeffrey St. Jules, Jefferson Moneo and Alain Descrochers.

Telefilm, Rogers invest $1.1 million in 5 docs


The selected films include projects from Larry Weinstein and Nicholas de Pencier.

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NFB75Anniversary - (Left to right) Kat Cizek (Filmmaker in residence, director of the NFB’s Highrise), Jerome Zwicker (former NFB board member), Michelle van Beusekom (‎Assistant director general, English program), Anita Lee (NFB Ontario executive producer), Luisa Frate (NFB director general - CFO, COO, CTO), Lieutenant Governor of Ontario David Onley, Anne-Marie Applin (former NFB board member), Claude Joli-Coeur (NFB Acting government film commissioner and chairperson), Deborah Drisdell (NFB director general, accessibility and digital enterprises), Kristine Collins (NFB director, education and institutional markets), Jérome Dufour (NFB director general of marketing and communications)

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