CBC Breaking Barriers Film Fund

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Production wraps on Rama Rau’s Natalie

Backed by CBC’s Breaking Barriers Film Fund, the North Bay, ON-shot feature stars TIFF 2014 Rising Star winner Julia Sarah Stone.

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Red Snow rolls in Yellowknife

Backed by CBC’s Breaking Barriers Fund, Marie Clements’ drama follows a Giwch’in soldier in Afghanistan.

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CBC Breaking Barriers fund names new senior director

Mehernaz Lentin will lead the fund for under-represented creators, replacing interim senior director Helen du Toit.

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TIFF, CBC partner on new screenwriting grant

The $10,000 award will help support underrepresented Canadian writers with the development of their feature project.

Octavio Is Dead

CBC reveals inaugural Breaking Barriers recipients

Writer/director Sook-Yin Lee’s feature film Octavio is Dead! is among three projects to receive production financing through the $7.5 million fund.

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CBC launches Breaking Barriers Film Fund

Over the next three years, CBC will invest at least $7.5 million into the initiative for underrepresented creators.