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In brief: VIFF builds digital platform for its 39th edition

Plus: The ISO partners with Sundance, Breakthroughs names its short film winners and the Canada Council for the Arts has given $250,000 in emergency funds for Indigenous artists.

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Canada Council, CBC launch digital funding initiative

Digital Originals offers artists and creators a maximum of $5,000 from the Canada Council, with the funder supporting approximately 200 projects.

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In brief: Indian Horse creates $15.3M in economic output

CBC/Radio-Canada partners with the Canada Council for the Arts on a new initiative, plus Corus will integrate Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge into its programming.

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Heritage funds respectful workplaces initiative

The government and the Canada Council for the Arts will contribute more than $550K to the Cultural Human Resources Council.

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Isuma Distribution launches online film festival

The festival’s indigenous-focused programming will be offered via IsumaTV (pictured), a digital multimedia platform for indigenous filmmakers and media organizations.

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Canada arts council names new CEO

Brault (pictured) will start his five-year term as the leader of the national arts funder on June 26.