Six productions receive $2.9M in funding through Francophone Minority Program

Toronto, October 20, 2016 - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) today announced $2.9M in funding to 6 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: one production from Nova Scotia, two from New Brunswick and three from Ontario. There will be two children’s and youth productions, two documentaries, one drama, and one variety and performing arts project.

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 $70.3M in funding to 203 projects in the program since 2010.

About the Canada Media Fund
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Media Contact:

André Ferreira
Communications Manager
Canada Media Fund
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