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CMF awards $9M across 43 digital projects

Projects from Blue Ant Media Productions, Big Bad Boo Digital and Hollywood Suite are among those receiving support.

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CMF exec Maurice Boucher dies at age 52

A veteran communications and marketing professional, Boucher joined the CMF from Tele-Quebec in 2012.

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CMF’s Cardin joins Netflix as director of public policy for Canada

Stephane Cardin, who spent eight years as the funder’s VP of industry and public affairs, will move to the streamer next month.

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Women held 40% of leadership roles in CMF-backed projects in 2017/18

The funder’s annual report also states that overall investment was down 5.4% year-over-year, though new federal funding will become available this year.

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CMF awards $6.1M across 31 digi projects

Toronto’s Secret Location received funding for two games and one interactive media project through the funder’s Experimental Stream Innovation Program.

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CMF awards $7.6M through Aboriginal Program

Manifold Pictures’ sci-fi for Hollywood Suite was the only drama to receive funding, while projects from Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn’s Kingulliit Productions also received support.

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“It’s about jobs, jobs, jobs”: CMPA launches national consultation

Indie producers will be asked how to best modernize the Broadcasting and Telecom Acts and ensure all members of the system contribute.

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CMF awards $5.5M across 14 docs

Rezolution Pictures’ Red Fever and 90th Parallel’s Michelle Latimer-directed Inconvenient Indian are two of the projects to receive funding.

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CMF awards $9.5M across 12 digi media projects

VR projects from Secret Location and Cream Digital are among those selected to receive support through the funder’s Experimental Stream – Innovation Program.

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CMF’s cross-country consultation set for 18 cities this fall

Focus groups will give stakeholders the chance to weigh in on how evolving market conditions and a challenging regulatory environment will affect CMF’s funding programs in the future.

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In brief: CMF, Ireland relaunch codev program

TLN Media Group launches new magazine series, NSI names its Online Short Film Fest winners, plus more.

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Canada-Colombia incentive awards $235K across four projects

The webseries Arctic Horror Stories from Canada’s Taqqut Productions and Colombia’s Conexion Creativa is among those selected to receive funding.