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Bell Fund awards $2M to nine TV projects

The fund’s inaugural TV program will support drama, comedy and lifestyle programs in English and French.

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Bell Fund distributes $4.1M across 23 digital projects

Gearshift Films’ Gay Mean Girls, N5 Pictures’ The Runner and Attraction Images’ Fourchette were among the recipients in the inaugural round of the Short-Form Digital Series (Fiction) Program.

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Bell Fund marks 20 years with a new mandate

From Playback magazine: With a new directive from the CRTC, the funder had to overhaul its programs and adapt to an ever-changing industry.

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Bell Fund launches four pilot programs

The changes come after the fund retired a number of its programs last month following the CRTC’s revised policy framework for Certified Independent Production Funds.

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CRTC denies Bell Fund’s request to increase 10% cap on digi projects

The funder argues the cap diminishes its financial support of convergent digital media content by almost $13 million annually.

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Bell Fund dishes out $4.2 million to 18 projects

Blue Ant’s cross-platform, Snapchat-inspired series Snap-Wrap and the first season of Shaftesbury’s Frankie Drake are among the recipients.

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Bell Fund distributes $4.3M across 23 projects

Among the projects receiving funding are Becoming Canadian, produced by eOne and Antica Productions for CBC.

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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).

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Bell Fund distributes $5.4M across 30 projects

Among the series and digital media companions receiving funding were W Network’s The Bachelorette Canada and the second season of City’s Between (pictured).

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Bell Fund distributes $4.3M across 37 projects

The digital companions for Discovery Canada’s Frontier and CHCH’s Wynonna Earp (pictured) were selected to receive funding in the latest round.

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Bell Fund distributes $3.5M across 27 projects

Shaftesbury and Radical Sheep are among the recipients of production funding in the latest Bell Fund round.

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Bell Fund distributes $3.8M across 29 projects

Digital media companions for Gaming Show (In My Parents’ Garage) (pictured) and The Adventures of Napkin Man were among those selected for financing in this latest round.