$2.6 M contribution to 5 productions under Francophone Minority Program
(Toronto, November 3, 2015) The Canada Media Fund (CMF) today announced a total contribution of $2.6 M in funding to 5 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 Quebec.
Of the 5 convergent projects, all of which have television and digital media components, one is from Manitoba and four are from Ontario. There is one documentary, 1 drama production, two children’s and youth productions, and one variety and performing arts.
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 $67.3 M in funding to 174 projects in 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 www.cmf-fmc.ca.
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