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CMF awards $10.3M to interactive digital media projects

Projects from Secret Location and MinorityVR were among those selected to receive funding.

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Cameras rolling on #ROXY

The romantic comedy from Tiny Plastic Men producer Mosaic Entertainment is being filmed in Edmonton.

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How Brexit could impact the Canadian copro scene

Following the U.K.’s decision to leave the E.U., the fallout could impact how Canada coproduces with European member countries.

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HGF distributes $329K across 27 film projects

Scripts backed through Harold Greenberg Fund’s Script Development Program include David Cronenberg’s Consumed and Mary Walsh’s Come Home Year.

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Harold Greenberg Fund backs Dolan, de Pencier features

The funder has revealed the latest round of features supported through its Equity Investment Program. (Director Miranda de Pencier pictured.)

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Photo Gallery: CFC Garden Party 2016

A selection of pictures from the Canadian Film Centre’s Annual Garden Party.

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Creative BC, CMPA-BC launch TV scriptwriter intern program

The initiative aims to support the development of emerging TV scriptwriters in British Columbia.

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Nova Scotia increases production incentive fund

The fund, which replaced the province’s tax credit program last year, has been increased by $1.5 million.

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Canada hosted 9% of the biggest films released in 2015: report

The FilmL.A. study annually tracks California’s share of production of feature films released theatrically in the U.S, and how it ranks against competing jurisdictions.

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Felix & Paul Studios secures $6.8M in Series A funding

Comcast Ventures is among the companies investing in the Montreal VR studio. (Founders Paul Raphael and Felix Lajeunesse pictured.)

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IPF distributes nearly $2 million across 16 projects

The funding went to scripted drama series for digital platforms, including Yellow Bear Studios’ Riding Hood and iThentic’s Save Me.

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Bell Fund distributes $6.4M across 39 projects

Among the series and digital media projects receiving funding are CBC’s Canada’s Smartest Person and Comedy Network’s upcoming The Beaverton (pictured).