Funding

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Frappier doc among 14 projects selected for SODEC funding

Additional SODEC production assistance recipients include directors Vali Fugulin, Jean-Francois Lesage and Zayne Akyol.

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In brief: Natty Zavitz wins ‘Mammoth’ accolade

The Shape of Water and A Series of Unfortunate Events win big at CAFTCAD awards, while Canada/Germany digital projects get funding.

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SODEC funds 33 projects through screenwriting program

Notable documentary filmmakers Carole Laganiere, Serge Giguere and Genevieve Dulude-De Celles are among the recipients.

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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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Hot Docs introduces first CrossCurrents fund recipients

The inaugural fund was part of an overall investment of $360,000 between 20 projects.

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In Brief: CMF, Wallimage invest $600K in VR copros

Plus: Corus sets the return date for Big Brother Canada, Toronto actor Sheila Shah is named ambassador for an international script competition, and more.

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CRTC dismisses complaint against the Bell Fund

The commission said the manner in which the Bell Fund’s TV Program is structured is consistent with CRTC policies and need not be revised.

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CMF invests in eight projects with Luxembourg, South Africa funders

Vancouver’s Omnifilm Entertainment and Toronto’s Six Island Productions are among the Canadians working with Luxembourg-based producers.

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CMF awards $19.7M through digital innovation, francophone programs

Toronto’s Secret Location was awarded over $2 million for two games, and Montreal’s Felix & Paul Studios received $1.2 million for its next VR project.

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SODEC funds five features in its production assistance program

Among them is an animated feature from micro_scope and Unite Central, and a fictional take on Celine Dion’s life, La vraie vie d’Aline Dieu.

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Short-form projects from Blue Ant, Muse, Banger land Bell Fund coin

The trio are among 14 prodcos sharing $2.4 million in production funding through the Short-Form Digital Series (Non-Fiction) Program.

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Projects for B.C., Irish copro fund announced

The NSI Totally Television-developed TV series Recovery from Samson Films and Goonworks Films is among the projects selected for the inaugural edition of the $150,000 fund.