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Netflix once again centre stage as Joly addresses Toronto crowd

At Toronto’s Empire Club, Creative Canada took a backseat to tax talk but Minister Joly reaffirmed her mission to update the Broadcasting Act to reflect the new digital reality.

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Latest CMF convergent stream invests $10.5M across 43 projects

Digital media components for Baroness Von Sketch Show and The Beaverton were among projects to receive financing.

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Op/Ed: There’s much to like in Creative Canada

CMPA chair and Shaftesbury exec Scott Garvie argues that the hoopla around Netflix misses the forest for the trees in Minister Joly’s cultural policy.

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BGM teams with Electric Pictures on WWI int’l copro

The Canada-Australia coproduction 100 Days to Victory is a co-commission from Corus, Foxtel and BBC Scotland.

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CMF inks development pact with NFVF

The $120,000 fund is an extension of the existing copro treaty with South Africa, which has produced titles such as The Book of Negroes and Winnie.

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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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CMF invests $362M in Canadian productions in 2016/17

While total investment dropped, funding triggered $1.4B in production activity, up slightly from the previous fiscal year.

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CMF invests $5.5M through POV program

An upcoming White Pine Pictures’ doc is one of 14 documentary projects selected in the funder’s latest round.

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Canada, Germany partner on digi media incentive

The $300,000 codevelopment and coproduction fund was announced at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany.

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CMF invests $8.9M through Aboriginal program

Eagle Vision’s Taken and Kwassen Productions’ Tribal Police Files were among 17 projects to receive a share of the funding.

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CMF invests $4.3M in 19 digi media projects

Cream Productions and TFO are among the companies that nabbed development coin, while six projects will receive marketing support.

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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.