All Production Funding Articles
The National Arts Centre announces the National Creation Fund, a $25 million fund that will support new Canadian work in theatre, dance and music by artists and arts organizations across Canada.
CBC to invest at least $7.5 million dollars into the fund over the next three years.
TV still medium of choice for majority of respondents, but tablets, phones increasingly used.
Columnist says Newspapers Canada would have you believe that their aggressive bid for more government subsidies is about funding journalism, but the facts suggest that the newspapers’ executives are just looking for a new source of revenue to keep their investors rich and happy as they kill jobs.
If new funding rules for the production of Canadian television were in place years ago, Simon Barry fears he wouldn’t have kept his job as executive producer on his made-in-Vancouver TV series Continuum.
Heritage Minister says opening tax credits to the talk show genre will stimulate job creation in the sector.
Concordia research shows the positive, but different, cognitive effects of dance and music training.
Creative speak about the impact of the CRTC loosening the points system for gaining access to production funding.
Federal Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly says Canada’s TV production sector, alarmed at new CRTC regulations that reduce the need to hire Canadians to obtain funding, should not count on her for any immediate help to reverse the situation.
Creators blast CRTC ruling's suggestion that Canadians need foreign help to make TV hits.
The media company has given the money to the Nova Scotia Independent Production Fund, a not-for-profit support program for producers and filmmakers in the province.
Columnist says Pick-and-pay, basic cable packages may be great for cable subscribers, who get to choose which channels they pay for, but they are also changing the game for smaller, independent media production companies.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has decided it will now take just six points out of 10, instead of eight, for a production to qualify as Canadian.
Reporter says, even after all the recent setbacks, the Montreal World Film Festival seems surprisingly popular with the public. Ironically, the precarious situation of the festival may have played a part by drawing more attention to it.
Reporters explain how the troubles of the World Film Festival have serious repercussions. As the Montreal film festival has plunged in chaos, some foreign cinematographers travel find out upon arrival their films won’t be projected, artists are unable to discuss with the public and the media because they don’t have access to conference rooms, and the public won’t have access to many of the movies screened for critics.
Projects now open to qualify for CIPF funding will now only have to generate six points out of 10, down from the previous eight
Columnist says the same municipal leaders who are saying no to Kabane77 are heavy promoters of one of the collective’s primary goals - protecting creative workshops and artists’ spaces.
FRIENDS comments on the renewal of television licences held by large English- and French-language ownership groups.
Director of creative initiatives Missy Laney says the struggle for creators to get noticed online is real, which is why marketing matters.
Does Canadian cinema accurately reflect our culture, or has it been soaking in maple syrup for far too long? by Calum Marsh
Film director Evan Rissi says eight out of 10 people he asked couldn’t even name a Canadian film.