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CMF unveils ‘impactful’ changes to 2019/20 programs

Val Creighton says the changes, which include expanded triggers for digital projects and development funding, are among the most significant in CMF history.

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Shaw Rocket, CMF aim to spur animation production

The organizations are partnering for the first time to jointly fund animated projects created for digital platforms.

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CMF signs audiovisual agreement with Argentina’s INCAA

Signed during this week’s Canadian Heritage trade mission to Latin America, the deal will see the organizations establish a co-development incentive program.

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CMF, industry partner to rally domestic pride

A new consumer-facing campaign aims to familiarize Canadians with homegrown talent who have made an impact internationally.

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CMF invests in new seasons of Chateau Laurier, Gayl Pile

The funder invested a total of $10 million across 49 digital media projects in three different sections.

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CMF invests in eight projects with Luxembourg, South Africa funders

Vancouver’s Omnifilm Entertainment and Toronto’s Six Island Productions are among the Canadians working with Luxembourg-based producers.

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CMF awards $19.7M through digital innovation, francophone programs

Toronto’s Secret Location was awarded over $2 million for two games, and Montreal’s Felix & Paul Studios received $1.2 million for its next VR project.

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Encore+ hits more than 6M views on its first anniversary

Since the YouTube channel launched last November, more than 30,000 people have subscribed to watch classic Canadian content.

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CMF renews New Zealand copro incentive

The Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund has invested more than $3.5 million in copros since it launched in 2014.

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Encore+, ImagineNative launch Indigenous film collection

The playlist will feature projects from Indigenous filmmakers like Zacharias Kunuk, Michelle Latimer and Alanis Obomsawin.

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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.