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Canadian copros score Eurimages coin

Elia Suleiman’s It Must be Heaven and Canada/France/Belgium copro Pompeii walked away with a portion of the funding.

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CMF and Wallonia renew digital media incentive

Riftworld: Chronicles spin-off mobile game Riftworld: Heroes previously received funding from the copro and codevelopment program in November 2015.

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IPF invested $1.95M in web series in 2017: report

The fund backed 10 English-language web series, such as People Watching, and five French-language projects.

The Future of Media: [Block] Chain reaction

Groupe Media TFO wants to reinvent the royalty model by using blockchain to provide more reliable real-time content consumption stats.

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Keshet launches $55M drama fund

The Israel-based global content producer/distributor is looking to support high-end film and TV for the international market.

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Storyhive dives into VR

Thirteen projects from Alberta and B.C.-based filmmakers received support through the funder’s inaugural Immersive Edition program.

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CMF, Luxembourg launch $1.8M copro incentive

The two-year audiovisual codevelopment and coproduction agreement is open to TV and digital media projects.

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Quebecor Fund selects two films to share $380K

A Daniel Grou-directed mafia drama from Attraction Images and Caramel Films is one of the projects funded through the Film Production Assistance Program.

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Heritage reviewing funding policies in wake of harassment allegations

The government said it stands with creators in saying there can be zero tolerance for abuse.

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CMF launches new funding program

Web series in search of second-season funding get a boost, with a new program dedicated to financing drama and youth programs.

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Telefilm invests $4M in 18 productions

The list of under-$2.5M projects to receive support from the financier include Deanne Foley’s Relative Happiness (Foley pictured) and Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson’s Seances project.

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CMF invests $8.9M in 31 projects

The Canada Media Fund invested $1.3 million in Aboriginal program projects, $2 million in the diverse languages program, and $5.6 million in 18 Francophone minority projects.