The Harold Greenberg Fund

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In brief: HGF names Shorts-to-Features recipients

Plus: Canadian short Stuck (pictured) hits 9 million YouTube views, Northern Rescue garners international acclaim, and more.

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HGF, Creative BC back four short films

The funds are distributed through the BC Shorts Program, which provides $20,000 in production financing to local filmmakers.

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In brief: HGF’s new Manitoba-based short film program

Plus: The Vail Film Festival gets Foxed! and difuze acquires The Media Concierge to extend its reach to the Toronto market.

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HGF funds 17 projects through script development program

Films by Philippe Falardeau, Mary Walsh and Aisling Chin-Yee are among those selected to receive a share of the $250,000.

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Bigger, better, stronger: building next-gen prodcos

From Playback magazine: The biz is changing: here’s how four industry experts from finance, funding, law and accounting see opportunities for building stronger prodcos in Canada.

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Joey Klein debut feature set for summer shoot

Canadian indie The Other Half has lined up leading Canadian ladies Suzanne Clement and Tatiana Maslany to star. (Clement pictured.)

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Floyd Kane, Director X team up for Undone racial drama

The directorial feature debut for the veteran music video maker is shooting in Halifax.

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Brass tacks: How HGF funded film in 2013-14

The film financier’s annual report breaks down per-program funding, total projects and its portion of the benefits packages tied to 2013′s Bell Media/Astral transaction.

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Cameras roll on Andrew Currie’s The Steps

Jason Ritter (pictured), Emmanuelle Chriqui, James Brolin and Christine Lahti are toplining the Canadian indie film, now shooting in Parry Sound, ON.

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Big Muddy film shoot starts in Saskatchewan

Producer Bob Crowe of Angel Entertainment said the indie may be among the last movies to tap tax credits in the province after refundable incentives were axed by the provincial government (director Jefferson Moneo pictured).