Toronto, August 25, 2017 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today an investment of $5.5M to 14 convergent projects that applied for funding through the 2017-2018 English Point-of-View (POV) Program. The English POV Program is designed to encourage one-off point-of-view documentary production in the English-language market.
All projects are feature-length. Two of the projects are from British Columbia, one from Nova Scotia, seven from Ontario and four from Québec. To view a list and description of new projects that received POV funding, please click here.
Including this round of funding, since 2010, the CMF has invested more than $31.2M in 118 projects that received funding through the English POV program.
About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. The CMF receives financial contributions from the Government of Canada and Canada’s cable, satellite and IPTV distributors. Please visit cmf-fmc.ca.
For more information, please contact:
Canada Media Fund
Director, Marketing and Communications