Manitoba gov says some film production could resume on June 1

While many aspects of the reopening remain in flux, MFM’s Rachel Rusen Margolis said it signals to producers that they can begin to plan for productions to return to Manitoba.


Manitoba’s cost-of production tax credit upped to 38%

The province is aiming to lure more post-production, VFX and animation work following another record-setting year in which production volume hit $269.4 million.


Manitoba government doubles tax credit to $31.5M

This increase follows the government’s recent decision to make the tax credit permanent and remove its sunset clause.


Manitoba maintains tax credit in 2018 budget

The province, which has seen a growth in production in recent years, will also form a working group to consider how to best develop the tax credit regime going forward.


Copros, foreign service drive growth in Manitoba

The industry has seen sustained growth over the past five years, and just posted its best production year on record.


Manitoba extends industry tax credits to 2019

The Manitoba Film and Video Tax Credit and Manitoba Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit are both renewed and extended to Dec. 31 of that year.

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FX Productions has Canada in mind when developing original series

Two upcoming FX series, the movie-to-TV adaptation Fargo and the Guillermo del Toro drama pilot The Strain, will be shot in Canada.


Manitoba extends industry tax credits, expands digital incentive

The tax incentives for film and video production and interactive digital media production have been extended to 2016, with four enhancements to the digital media incentive.

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NSI partners with Gimli Film Festival for shorts programming

The Manitoba festival will include a program featuring recently-completed shorts from local Manitoba producers.


Alberta, Manitoba producers to tap development fund from Rogers Media

The Rogers Development Fund will back film, TV and digital formats from established and emerging producers, via a revolving loan fund.


Manitoba entertainment production industry marks 25 years

The organizers of the Saturday festivities note the Prairie province has made nearly $1 billion in screen productions in the last 10 years.

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Federal government invests $2 million in Manitoba arts

The funding will support 23 cultural projects, including the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film and Video Festival, which On Screen Manitoba’s Nicole Matiation (pictured) says is an important industry meeting place.