15 projects receive support from the Canada Media Fund’s English Point of View Program

(Toronto, August 14, 2014) – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of $4.0M to 15 projects that applied to the Convergent Stream’s English POV Program dedicated to the production of point of view documentaries.

Of the 15 TV projects, 10 have related digital media components also funded by the CMF. One is from British Columbia, two are from Nova Scotia, ten are from Ontario, and two are from Québec. To view a list and description of new projects that received POV funding, please click here.

Since 2010, the CMF has provided more than $16 million to 73 projects that applied for POV funding through this 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. 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:

Maurice Boucher
Director, Marketing and Communications
Canada Media Fund
mboucher@cmf-fmc.ca

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