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Industry members oppose rumoured Telefilm, CMF merger

A letter to the government signed by 51 Canadian filmmakers and producers touts the benefits of the film funder.

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CMF distributes $2M across 10 digital projects

N5 Pictures’ Petrol and LaRue Entertainment’s The Amazing Gayl Pile nabbed the maximum investment through the new fund for returning web series.

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CMF program budget cut by 5.8%

The Canada Media Fund will operate with $21 million less than last year, attributing the decline to falling BDU subscribers.

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CMF, Telefilm to showcase docs, VR at MIP 2017

The funding bodies will take Rezolution Pictures Rumble and Secret Location/Banger Films’ Welcome to Wacken to market.

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Canada, Denmark launch digi media incentive

The $300,000 codevelopment fund is aimed at digital projects that experiment with formats and platforms.

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CMF, BAI invest $170K in TV projects

Farpoint Films and Cream Productions are two of the Canadian prodcos that have received funding through the Canada-Ireland codevelopment incentive.

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CMF to launch gender balance initiatives

The funder will require broadcasters to commit a minimum 15% of their performance envelopes to women-led projects, among other measures.

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CMF launches new copro incentive

The fund will support the codevelopment and coproduction of projects from Canadian and Jerusalem-based producers.

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Discovery Oligopoly, AI latest challenges facing media cos: report

The latest CMF trends report argues a handful of global giants control the tech underpinning discovery platforms.

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CMF awards $4.7M across 21 digital media productions

Games from A71 Productions and Shaftesbury Tech were among the projects to receive development support.

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CMF, Google partner on Cancon initiative

A new YouTube channel, managed by BBTV, will host classic Canadian film and TV series from as early as 1995.

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CMF awards $19.5M across 31 digital projects

Secret Location’s VUSR platform received the largest chunk of change, with $1.1 million going to fund the VR distribution tool.