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In Brief: How Pyewacket benefited pocketbooks

Plus: Canada-Israel digi media projects receive development and production coin, Scott White joins CAVCO and more.

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CMF awards $4.5M across nine digital media projects

Relish Interactive and Felix & Paul Studios each netted $1.2 million in the latest round of the funder’s commercial projects pilot program.

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CMF launches $2.6M export-focused development program

In addition, CMF has partnered with the Quebecor Fund on a pilot program aimed at stimulating the export of domestic projects from Quebec-based producers.

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CMF funds 11 diverse-language projects

Season two of Blood and Water is one of the projects splitting $3 million from the funder.

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Joly announces cultural initiatives with Mexico

CMF has also introduced a codeveloment incentive to support projects from Canadian and Mexican producers.

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CMF unveils its Cancon YouTube channel

Encore+ is home to more than 300 classic Canadian films and TV Shows, including Degrassi High and Due South.

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CMF awards $2.7M across five projects

Carte Blanche Films’ Amelie et Compagnie received the lion’s share of the funding, with more than $800,000 going to the TFO series and its digital media component.

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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.