Funding

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CMF, BAI invest $170K in TV projects

Farpoint Films and Cream Productions are two of the Canadian prodcos that have received funding through the Canada-Ireland codevelopment incentive.

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CMF to launch gender balance initiatives

The funder will require broadcasters to commit a minimum 15% of their performance envelopes to women-led projects, among other measures.

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Online-only projects now eligible for CAVCO tax credits

Web series no longer need a broadcaster on board to access the federal funding.

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Quebecor distributes $946K to four projects

CarpeDiem Film & TV’s follow up to its box-office hit La guerre des Tuques 3D is among the projects to receive funding.

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CBC reveals inaugural Breaking Barriers recipients

Writer/director Sook-Yin Lee’s feature film Octavio is Dead! is among three projects to receive production financing through the $7.5 million fund.

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CMF launches new copro incentive

The fund will support the codevelopment and coproduction of projects from Canadian and Jerusalem-based producers.

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CMF awards $4.7M across 21 digital media productions

Games from A71 Productions and Shaftesbury Tech were among the projects to receive development support.

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Telefilm to up Indigenous funding to $4M

The funding body is quadrupling the allowance for feature film production and marketing financing for Indigenous content.

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Prime Time ’17: How to sell your series to the States

U.S. and Canadian execs talked about what they’re looking for in a pitch, why buy-in is key to success and the importance of communication.

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CBC to nearly triple Cancon spending in 2017-18

The broadcaster has laid out plans to allocate $92 million annually for the next four years toward the creation of Canadian-made content.

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HGF funds 33 projects through script development program

Robert Budreau’s Stockholm and Keith Behrman’s The Giant Little Ones are among the titles to receive a share of the $440,000.

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Nine in 10 women in film, TV report gender-specific career hurdles

Taking lessons from global success stories, a CMPA study offers six steps to help fix the imbalance.