Toronto, November 23, 2015 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today $2.5M in funding to 10 convergent projects that applied to the Diverse Languages Program. The Program supports productions reflecting Canadian diversity by funding projects in languages other than English, French, or Aboriginal languages.
Of the 10 projects, two are children’s and youth productions, four are documentaries, and four are dramas. Audiences will enjoy productions in Cantonese (1), Italian (1), Mandarin (5), and Spanish (3), all of which have a television component and nine have a digital media component.
Click here to view a complete list of new projects that received Diverse Languages funding, including – complete synopses, producer credits, and funding commitments.
Since 2010, the CMF has provided $11.4M to 58 projects as part of its Diverse Languages 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 www.cmf-fmc.ca.
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