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Funders unite for workshop geared toward diverse creators

The One-Stop Funding Workshop gathers industry funders, including CMF, Telefilm, CBC and IPF, to discuss how they jointly finance content.

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TV projects from Cineflix, Sienna, Muse net Bell Fund coin

The funder also backed new titles from Banger Films, Moon Astronaut Studios and First Nation Films through its Short-Form Digital Series Fiction Program.

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CRTC dismisses complaint against the Bell Fund

The commission said the manner in which the Bell Fund’s TV Program is structured is consistent with CRTC policies and need not be revised.

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Short-form projects from Blue Ant, Muse, Banger land Bell Fund coin

The trio are among 14 prodcos sharing $2.4 million in production funding through the Short-Form Digital Series (Non-Fiction) Program.

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Bell Fund awards $5.5M across 33 TV projects

Seven24 Films and Project 10′s upcoming comedy Jann and season four of Cardinal are among the projects that received support.

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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.