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Digi-media titles from Shaftesbury, Cream land CMF coin

In a $12-million funding round, the CMF also announced the recipients of its Francophone Minority Program, including $1.4 million for Manito Media’s drama series Edgar.

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Industry innovator Andra Sheffer to retire from IPF

After 28 years at the helm of the Independent Production Fund, Sheffer will hand over the reins to Jon Taylor at the end of the year.

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Federal government invests $2.8M in anti-harassment fund

The Roadmap to Future Workplaces project is created by the Canadian Women’s Foundation, in collaboration with AfterMeToo and APTN.

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Inside Out, OUTtv partner on doc financing fund

The OUTspoken Documentary Financing Fund will also support two documentary projects with production and mentorship assistance.

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IPF supports 12 web drama series projects

Kristal Clear, Le Killing, Avocado Toast and For Heaven’s Sake were among the series selected.

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TV projects from Cineflix, Sienna, Muse net Bell Fund coin

The funder also backed new titles from Banger Films, Moon Astronaut Studios and First Nation Films through its Short-Form Digital Series Fiction Program.

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Telefilm awards $1.3M to three Quebec films

The funds are provided through Telefilm’s selective production program, with recent Oscar nominee Marianne Farley (pictured) among the recipients.

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Telefilm, Talent Fund lift lid on 2019/20 Talent to Watch

This year’s program will support a total of 31 English- and French- language projects, made up of 28 feature films and three web formats.

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Canadian gov’t, Banff unveil $2M women-owned business fund

The program is aimed at encouraging and training female entrepreneurs to build and grow their businesses within various screen-based industries.

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CMF, Shaw Rocket award $3.3M across seven projects

Jeremy and Tunebug (pictured) and Galapagos X were some of the select few that netted funding through the Kids Digital Animated Series Program.

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Cogeco TV Production awards $2.5M across 16 projects

Coroner (pictured), The Transplant and L’Academie were among the series that walked away with funding.

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CMF, Quebecor Fund partnership extends global market efforts

The funding partners’ second program focuses on providing support to French-language dramas in need of a budget boost to appeal to international buyers.