15 projects receive support from the Canada Media Fund’s Aboriginal Program

Toronto, July 28, 2014 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of $6.3M to 15 projects that applied to the Aboriginal Program.

Canadian and international audiences will enjoy five new Children’s & Youth productions, nine Documentaries, and one Drama. The 15 projects stem from various parts of the country since one is from Alberta; one from British Columbia; one from Manitoba; one from Nunavut; three from Ontario; six from Quebec; one from Saskatchewan; and, one interprovincial coproduction between Nunavut and Quebec. 

Since 2010, the CMF has provided more than $30.3M to 82 Aboriginal productions. To view a complete list of new projects that received funding from the Aboriginal Program, please click here.

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. Please visit www.cmf-fmc.ca.

The CMF’s Canadaonscreen.ca is a website designed to showcase and celebrate Canadian creative talent and content destined for all types of screens, from television productions to games, Web content and software and applications.

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For more information, please contact:

Pierre Campeau
Communications Manager
Canada Media Fund

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