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HGF supports buzzy slate of in-development film titles

Jay Baruchel, Mina Shum, Clement Virgo, Jamie M. Dagg and both Brandon and David Cronenberg received funding through the 2019/2020 script development program.

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In brief: Canadian drama heads to Berlinale Series

Plus: James vs. His Future Self hits the festival track south of the border and the Harold Greenberg Fund reveals the inaugural recipients of its Territories Shorts Program.

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HGF/Manitoba Shorts Program recipients revealed

The new $80,000 fund for short films is one of three launched by the funder this year.

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Harold Greenberg Fund supports 33 scripts

The funder backs scripts from high-profile and up-and-coming talent including Mina Shum, Charlie Tyrell, Sook-Yin Lee and Akash Sherman (pictured).

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Spice It Up duo bring cautionary cancer tale to camera

Calvin Thomas and Yonah Lewis co-write and direct Baldy, from Film Forge Productions and Lisa Pictures in association with Babe Nation Films.

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Foroughi, Boland score Harold Greenberg funding

Closing out its fiscal year, the Fund invested $1 million across 94 features through its script development program, including Summer With Hope and We’re All In This Together.

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HGF funds 33 projects through script development program

Robert Budreau’s Stockholm and Keith Behrman’s The Giant Little Ones are among the titles to receive a share of the $440,000.

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ImagineNATIVE, HGF announce partnership

In addition to the mentorship program, imagineNATIVE announced its festival award winners at a ceremony held at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. (Prize winner Tantoo Cardinal pictured.)