Latest CMF convergent stream invests $10.5M across 43 projects

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

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) has distributed $10.5 million across 43 projects via its Convergent Digital Media Incentive.

Twenty-two English-language and 21 French-language projects received financing in the latest round, announced Wednesday.

Frantic Films’ Baroness Von Sketch Show (which received $389,329) and Pier 21 Films’ The Beaverton ($247,755) were among the English-language projects to receive financial support through the stream, as well as Shaftesbury’s Murdoch Mysteries ($247,755), New Metric Media’s Letterkenny ($283,684), MSJ Productions’ Letter from the Grave ($435,973), Blue Ant Media’s Rebel Bride: Makeful Weddings ($394,449) and Seven24 and Dynamo Films’ Heartland ($330,339).

On the French-language side, Productions de l’Ardoise’s Heure bleue ($192,672), Attraction Images’ Mammouth ($110,100), Sovicom’s Mensonges ($300,000) and two projects from Aetios Productions  Clash ($211,750) and Ruptures ($140,000) – were among the recipients.

Of the 43 projects chosen, 14 are docs, eight are children’s and youth projects, 18 are dramas and three are variety and performing arts shows.

Click here for a full list of the supported projects.

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