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Projects applying for CMF Experimental funding evaluated by five digital media experts

November 24, 2016

Toronto, November 24, 2016— Five distinguished digital media experts met in Toronto on November 23 and 24, 2016 to evaluate innovative digital media projects that were submitted for funding support as part of the Canada Media Fund’s (CMF) Experimental Stream, Commercial Projects Pilot Program.

The jury is composed of Canadian and international industry specialists including: Nuno Bernardo (Lisbon), Francis Ingrand (Paris), Gavin McGarry (Los Angeles), Sébastien Provencher (Montréal), and Michael Tippett (Vancouver).

Click here to read more about each juror involved in the Experimental Stream’s production application evaluation. Jury members have complementary skill sets including entrepreneurship, independent production (digital media, film, and television), and marketing.

The jury provides an external perspective on commercial potential and assesses projects based on their possible commercial success. The program’s goal is to support Canadian interactive, innovative and leading-edge digital media content and software applications which have an increased focus on potential commercial success.

In the coming months, the CMF will announce the projects that will receive funding support through this program.

The Experimental Stream supports Canadian interactive digital media content and application software that is innovative and leading edge including console and casual games, interactive web series and apps, as well as enabling technologies.

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.

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Media Contact:

André Ferreira
Communications Manager
aferreira@cmf-fmc.ca
416-554-2768

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