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Five productions receive $2.7M in funding through Francophone Minority Program

November 02, 2017

Toronto, November 2, 2017 - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today $2.7M in funding to five convergent projects as part of the second round of financing under the Francophone Minority Program. This program supports productions which reflect the realities of living in French-language communities outside Québec.

Canadian audiences will have a chance to enjoy these new French-language productions created for television and digital media from various regions of the country: two productions from New Brunswick, one from Nova Scotia and two from Ontario. There will be two children’s and youth productions, two documentaries, and one drama.

Click here to view a list of CMF-funded projects and additional information, including production synopses, producer credits, and funding commitments.

The CMF has provided $78M in production funding to 217 projects through the program since 2010. 

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
Canada Media Fund
416-554-2768
aferreira@cmf-fmc.ca

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