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CMF’s cross-country consultation set for 18 cities this fall

Focus groups will give stakeholders the chance to weigh in on how evolving market conditions and a challenging regulatory environment will affect CMF’s funding programs in the future.

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In brief: CMF, Ireland relaunch codev program

TLN Media Group launches new magazine series, NSI names its Online Short Film Fest winners, plus more.

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Canada-Colombia incentive awards $235K across four projects

The webseries Arctic Horror Stories from Canada’s Taqqut Productions and Colombia’s Conexion Creativa is among those selected to receive funding.

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CMF invests $7.5M across 13 projects

Dramas Mont-Rouge and Eaux Turbulentes received the lion’s share of the funding through the Francophone Minority Program.

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CMF, Northern Ireland launch three-year copro incentive

The joint incentive will provide a total of $600K over three years for TV and digital media projects.

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Playback’s 2018 Hall of Fame: Valerie Creighton

An outspoken proponent of Cancon, the CMF president and CEO has devoted her career to growing the biz.

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Banff ’18: CMF adds digital-first funding trigger

Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly made the announcement during her keynote address, while also discussing the CRTC’s recent programming distribution report.

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Industry orgs commit to harassment-free creative workplaces

SODEC, CMF, Telefilm, and the OMDC are among the organizations supporting new guiding principles intended to improve workplace safety.

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In brief: HGF, Creative BC launch shorts program

Plus: The CMF’s Encore+ YouTube channel will now offer a Hot Docs Collection, plus more news.

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Production starts on Tribal Police Files

The second season of the doc series from Kwassen Productions follows officers in Rama, ON as they respond to calls.

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CMF program budget holds steady at $352 million

With a $15 million top-up from the feds to offset declining BDU revenues, the CMF says it’s found “more solid footing” to provide stable funding.

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In brief: Marielle Poupelin to head International Promotion at Telefilm

Plus: CMU appoints Mark Prashun as president, Canada/New Zealand copros receive coin, and more.