14 projects receive a total of $5.5M through the CMF’s English POV Program

Toronto, July 24, 2018 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today an investment of $5.5M to 14 convergent projects that applied for funding through the 2018-2019 English Point-of-View (POV) Program. The English POV Program is designed to encourage one-off, point-of-view documentary production in the English-language market.

Twelve of the projects are feature-length and two are one-hour one-offs. To view a list and description of new projects that received POV funding, please click here.

Including this round of funding, since 2010, the CMF has invested more than $32.5M in 130 projects that received funding through the English POV program.

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.

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For more information, please contact:

André Ferreira
Canada Media Fund
Communications Manager
aferreira@cmf-fmc.ca
416.554.2768

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