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CMF-financed content hit five-year viewership low in 2015/16: report

While more CMF-backed English-language content was broadcast on Canadian TV than in previous years, fewer domestic viewers tuned in to watch it on linear channels.

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Minority Media, Secret Location tap CMF coin

Thirteen companies received a share of $10.2 million through the funder’s Experimental Stream Innovation Program.

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Consumer spending on online video to increase: report

The demand for original content from major streaming services will cause consumer content spending to increase 12.6% annually between 2015 and 2020.

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Banff ’17: Joly unveils Indigenous Screen Office

The Canadian Heritage Minister also revealed when she’ll present her highly anticipated cultural policy framework.

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Carmilla feature rolling in T.O.

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings on the movie’s fall release and aging up the target audience.

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CMF makes the case for an Indigenous Screen Office

To bolster representation of Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian media, a new report argues for a dedicated body modelled on the Screen Australia Indigenous office.

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CMF-triggered production up 8% for 2015-16: report

The organization’s annual report shows an overall $371 million investment in Canadian projects.

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User experience expectations driving media innovation: report

Bots, dynamic pricing apps can help improve business and better the user experience, says the latest Key Trends report from the Canada Media Fund.

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CMF awards $8.1M through Francophone Minority Program

This round of funding is awarded to 23 television and digital media projects from across the country.

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The diversity puzzle

While the calls for gender parity in the industry grow and it struggles to respond, Playback looks at the progress already made – and asks whether an even bigger issue is on the horizon.

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CMF, BAI launch copro development fund

The Canadian funder has announced a partnership with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to codevelop projects intended for broadcast.

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CMF announces 2016-17 performance envelope allocations

English Canadian broadcasters netted $167.8M of the fund, while French broadcasters received $83.9M.