(Toronto, October 21, 2015) – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a total contribution of $5.0M to 17 projects that applied to the Convergent Stream’s English POV Program dedicated to the production of point of view documentaries.
Of the 17 projects funded by the CMF, 13 have television and digital media components, two are television only, and two others are digital media projects only. One is from Alberta, one is from British Columbia, three are from Québec, 11 are from Ontario, and one is an interprovincial coproduction between Ontario and Québec. To view a list and description of new projects that received POV funding, please click here.
Since 2010, the CMF has provided more than $20.3 million to 86 projects that applied for POV funding through this 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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