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CMF commits $7.1M across 10 digital media projects

Secret Location’s Lost in the Dark and Dibs Studio’s Wild SanctuARy were among the select few.

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CMF, Shaw Rocket increase budget for round two of joint fund

The CMF-SRF Kids Digital Animated Series Program will have a total budget of $5.06 million, up from $3.3 million during its inaugural round.

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In brief: NFB gets the ball rolling on national consultation

Plus, the CMF and South Africa’s NFVF reteam for their TV codevelopment incentive.

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In brief: Dance Revolution, ‘Baroness’ on Rose d’Or shortlist

Plus, three projects share over $136,000 in funding from the CMF and BAI.

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In Brief: The CMF teams up with Parrot Analytics

Plus, William F. White International Inc. unveils its inaugural Jay Switzer Comweb/William F. White Int’l Indigenous Creator Scholarship recipients.

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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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Broadcasters bite into Book Hungry Bears

Several publishing partners have also boarded the preschool series from Pukeko Pictures, Breakthrough Entertainment and Hengxin Shambala Kids.

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CMF reports uptick in TV, digital Cancon investment

The funder also saw gains in gender parity as 90% of broadcasters exceeded minimum requirements, but viewership continues to decline.

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CMF, IPF partner on development fund for short-form content

The $600,000 program for scripted projects marks the first time the two organizations have formally partnered on a fund.

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Kelly Wilhelm named chief strategy officer at CMF

The former Canadian Heritage senior policy advisor will “focus on innovation through the lens of industry-wide disruption and opportunities for growth.”

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In brief: BTLR panel member resigns

Plus: CMF launches new codevelopment fund, eOne ups its presence in Asia and The Amazing Race Canada sees a ratings uptick in season seven.

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Digi-media titles from Shaftesbury, Cream land CMF coin

In a $12-million funding round, the CMF also announced the recipients of its Francophone Minority Program, including $1.4 million for Manito Media’s drama series Edgar.