Funding

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TIFF ’16: Canada in talks to join Eurimages

If the deal is finalized, Canada will be the first non-European country to join the CAD $36 million film fund.

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BravoFACT distributes $560K across 12 shorts

Shorts from Katie Boland and Chelsea McMullan were among seven female-directed projects to receive funding in the latest round.

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CRTC’s CIPF points change sparks controversy

The CRTC’s recent decision to reduce the number of points required for Canadian certification of indie-fund projects has both supporters and detractors.

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CMF-triggered production up 8% for 2015-16: report

The organization’s annual report shows an overall $371 million investment in Canadian projects.

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Bell Fund distributes $4.3M across 23 projects

Among the projects receiving funding are Becoming Canadian, produced by eOne and Antica Productions for CBC.

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Rogers Doc and Cable Fund distributes $6.5M

Miniseries Alias Grace and season two of Take The Shot’s Frontier (pictured) are among 19 TV projects to receive support via the Cable Network Fund.

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CMF distributes $4.7M across 22 projects

The Experimental Stream funds were awarded to the development and marketing of digital media projects.

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CMF distributes $7.2M across 15 projects

Rezolution Pictures and Kingulliit Productions are among those to receive funding through the CMF’s Aboriginal Program.

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The CFC’s French connection

What the CFC Media Lab hopes to accomplish with Enterprising Culture, its new forum for Franco-Canadian cultural industry startups.

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In brief: Yaffe’s diplomatic appointment, SOCAN buys Audiam

Phyllis Yaffe has a new government role to add to her impressive resume, enRoute Film Fest shorts named, SOCAN gets in the royalty-collection business, and more.

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Quebecor Fund distributes $590K across three projects

Three films were selected to receive funding through the Event and Film Production Assistance Program.

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Telefilm invests $1.4M across three French-language features

Among the projects selected for production funding is a new film from Genevieve Dulude-De Celles.