Canada – São Paulo, Brazil codevelopment partnership grants $168K to four projects
Toronto / São Paulo, October 12, 2016 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Spcine, São Paulo State’s audiovisual development corporation, awarded a financing incentive totalling CAD$168K for the codevelopment of four audiovisual projects between producers in Canada and São Paulo State.
This incentive is the result of a renewed partnership, now in its second year, between both organizations to encourage the codevelopment of audiovisual content. Projects were evaluated and chosen unanimously by a committee comprised of representatives from the CMF and Spcine through a selective process.
All four selected projects make innovative use of digital platforms. We find two games, one by a British Columbia studio and another by an Ontario creator; a VR project from a Québec producer; and an AR experience also by a Québec developer.
The following projects will receive funding as part of this incentive.
|Project||Production companies||CMF Funding
|Total CMF & Spcine
|Margaret and Mina||Silex Créations &
Preto e Branco Projetos Audiovisuais
|Children of the World (The)||Fist Games &
Split Studio Produções Audiovisuais
|Forest AR, a crossmedia experience||PLIAB &
|Prison Life||V2 Games &
Flux Game Studio Jogos Digitais
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.
The new film, TV and digital media fund, Spcine, a São Paulo-based finance investment initiative was created by São Paulo’s city council in partnership with the state of São Paulo and in co-operation with regional organizations and industry. Spcine invests in film development, production and distribution as well as São Paulo’s exhibition sector. There are 5 public movie theatres around the city being programmed by Spcine. The company also works on educational and innovation programmes.
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