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CMF to give ‘maximum flexibility’ to 1,500 projects affected by COVID-19

The organization also assured the domestic content sector that its program budget for 2020/21 will be “comparable” to the previous year. (Unlocked)

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COVID-19 task force releases impact-assessment survey

The national survey aims to quantify the cost of production interruptions and measure the impact on companies’ operations. (Unlocked)

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Feds to provide support to those who aren’t eligible for EI

Justin Trudeau pledged $900 bi-weekly for up to 15 weeks, as Canada and U.S. unveiled border closures. Plus: Canadian Heritage provides an update on its funding programs.

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In brief: Canadian projects receive $1.1M from CMF copro initiatives

Plus: HGTV Canada unscripted success Island of Bryan returns for season two and DGC donates to AFC’s mental health initiative in Prime Time Challenge.

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CMF teams with Creative BC and CMPA on predevelopment program

The $400,000 pilot program gives B.C.-based companies access to funds for script development, research and more.

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CMF awards over $13M across four programs

Plus, the inaugural edition of the WildBrain-CMF Kids & Family Development Program saw projects from Conquering Lion Pictures and Zone3 nab funding.

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CMF commits $7.1M across 10 digital media projects

Secret Location’s Lost in the Dark and Dibs Studio’s Wild SanctuARy were among the select few.

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CMF, Shaw Rocket increase budget for round two of joint fund

The CMF-SRF Kids Digital Animated Series Program will have a total budget of $5.06 million, up from $3.3 million during its inaugural round.

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In brief: NFB gets the ball rolling on national consultation

Plus, the CMF and South Africa’s NFVF reteam for their TV codevelopment incentive.

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In brief: Dance Revolution, ‘Baroness’ on Rose d’Or shortlist

Plus, three projects share over $136,000 in funding from the CMF and BAI.

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In Brief: The CMF teams up with Parrot Analytics

Plus, William F. White International Inc. unveils its inaugural Jay Switzer Comweb/William F. White Int’l Indigenous Creator Scholarship recipients.

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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.