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Canadian copros score Eurimages coin

Elia Suleiman’s It Must be Heaven and Canada/France/Belgium copro Pompeii walked away with a portion of the funding.

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CMF and Wallonia renew digital media incentive

Riftworld: Chronicles spin-off mobile game Riftworld: Heroes previously received funding from the copro and codevelopment program in November 2015.

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CMF and Irish funder invest $225K across five projects

Sienna Films and Rezolution Pictures are two of the Canadian prodcos selected to receive coin.

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Manitoba maintains tax credit in 2018 budget

The province, which has seen a growth in production in recent years, will also form a working group to consider how to best develop the tax credit regime going forward.

The Future of Media: [Block] Chain reaction

Groupe Media TFO wants to reinvent the royalty model by using blockchain to provide more reliable real-time content consumption stats.

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Keshet launches $55M drama fund

The Israel-based global content producer/distributor is looking to support high-end film and TV for the international market.

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NFB close to gender parity: report

The funder saw 47% of its projects directed by women compared to men (38%) and a spike in the number of mixed teams for 2017 to 2018.

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HGF distributes $111K through Shorts-to-Features program

Writer/director Carmine Pierre-Dufour’s Mahalia Melts in the Rain, produced by Colonelle Films, is among three projects to receive funding.

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Budget 2018 pledges $172M to CMF over five years

Announced Tuesday afternoon, the federal budget also includes money to modernize Statistics Canada and collect data on foreign OTT services operating in Canada.

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Canada/Denmark digi copros share $276K in funding

Animated web series Bloom, from Kunuk Cohn Productions and Bullitt Film, is one of four projects selected by the CMF and Danish Film Institute.

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Storyhive dives into VR

Thirteen projects from Alberta and B.C.-based filmmakers received support through the funder’s inaugural Immersive Edition program.

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CMF, Luxembourg launch $1.8M copro incentive

The two-year audiovisual codevelopment and coproduction agreement is open to TV and digital media projects.