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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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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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IPF supports 12 web drama series projects

Kristal Clear, Le Killing, Avocado Toast and For Heaven’s Sake were among the series selected.

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IPF backs 17 scripted digital projects

She Said Films’ Running With Violet, LoCo Motion Pictures’ How to Buy a Baby and LaRue Entertainment’s The Amazing Gayl Pile were among the recipients.

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CBC Arts debuts Off Kilter

Created and co-written by Alejandro Alvarez Cadilla, the ballet series follows a choreographer trying to make a comeback.

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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.

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Cutie Pugs waddle onto TVO’s fall lineup

The Toronto-based Little Engine Moving Pictures’ new live-action series about four talking pugs will premiere on the pubcaster this fall.

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Cogeco fund moves under IPF umbrella in restructure

As a result of declining revenues, all of the Montreal-based BDU’s contributions to independent production funds will be directed to and administered by the IPF.

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IPF invests $2 million across 15 projects

N5 Pictures’ Petrol and Lapaire Productions’ People Watching received production financing from the digital series funder.

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IPF distributed $1.8M to digital projects in 2016

English-language productions took $1.15 million of the total, while French-language projects received $689K.

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N5′s high-speed thrills gain online traction

Having attracted more than 1.6 million YouTube views across its five episodes, web series Petrol is looking to further tap into the auto-enthusiast market.

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JASH picks up The Amazing Gayl Pile

The Canadian series has found a home on the YouTube comedy network that’s headed by Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, and Reggie Watts.