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Fed turns on the culture taps

The Liberal government delivered its first budget this week, promising millions in funding for the CBC/Radio-Canada, as well as Telefilm and the NFB.

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CMF invests $1.1M across three digital copros

The projects were backed by the Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund, now in its second year.

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Quebecor Fund distributes $644K across three projects

Attraction Images’ Pieds nus dans l’aube was among the projects to receive funding through the Event and Film Production Assistance Program.

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IPF invested $1.8M in web series in 2015: report

Of the web series projects backed in 2015, nine were English-language and five were French-language, says the Independent Production Fund’s annual report.

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HGF invests $400K across 30 film projects

Among the films picking up funding are new feature film projects from Don McKellar and Stephen Dunn.

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Canada/Italy fund invests 200K across 6 docs

Foundry Films’ copro A Life Beyond Earth was among the projects to pick up development coin.

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CMF invests $6.3M across 31 digital projects

Projects from Quebec’s Frima Studios and Ontario’s Finish Line Games were among those to pick up funding in this latest round.

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BravoFACTUAL awards $434K to short docs

The Hunted from Nimisha Mukerji and Lindsay George was among 10 short docs to receive funding.

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TFCA announces finalists for best Canadian feature prize

Andrew Cividino’s Sleeping Giant (pictured) is among three films in the running to win the $100,000 Rogers Best Canadian Film Award.

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Business plans a barrier in equity crowdfunding for film/TV

Equity-crowdfunding platform founder Oscar Jofre says the devil is in the details for screen-based companies raising investment capital.

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Quebecor Fund distributes $2.27M across eight projects

Property Brothers and Code Max were among the productions to receive funding.

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CMF invests $2.5M across 10 projects

The latest round of funding was awarded through the Canada Media Fund’s Diverse Languages Program stream.