Canada-Colombia digital media projects receive $300,000 in development funding
Toronto/Bogotá, August 24, 2017 - The Canada Media Fund (CMF), Proimágenes Colombia (Proimágenes) and MinTIC (Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications of Colombia) announced today results of their codevelopment financing incentive of nearly $300,000 for four interactive digital media projects through the Canada-Colombia Codevelopment Incentive for Web Series and Other Digital Media Projects.
The following projects will receive funding as part of this incentive.
|Title||Canadian applicant name||Colombian applicant name||Type of content||CMF $||Proimágenes $
|Collab||Little Window Productions||Viceversa Cine||VR||$45,067||$28,830|
|The Condor||Saturn Animation Studios Inc.||Signos Studio SAS||Web series||$39,322||$35,100|
|Garden of Vision||Deep Inc.||4 Direcciones||VR||$34,493||$40,000|
|Kidnapped||Signal Space Inc.||Explora Films||VR||$31,118||$32,900|
The program is designed to encourage creative producers from each country to collaborate on the development of digital projects by facilitating the creation of innovative pieces. By funding projects that use new technologies to tell culturally relevant stories, both countries demonstrate their continued support for original storytelling in the digital age.
Projects were evaluated and chosen by a selection committee composed of representatives from both funding organizations. Projects were required to be a collaboration involving at least one eligible Canadian producer and at least one eligible Colombian producer.
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.
PROIMÁGENES COLOMBIA is a non-profit organization, composed of public and private entities, that seeks to consolidate and strengthen the Colombian film industry. It does this by becoming a key arena for reaching agreements on public policy and film industry policies, and by establishing rules that bolster and promote the Colombian film industry.
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