Radio & Television

APTN launches AMEF

WINNIPEG – The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network announced the launch of the Aboriginal Media Education Fund (AMEF) on Monday.The AMEF “will foster the growth of the Aboriginal independent production industry and increase the amount of Aboriginal programming in Canada and internationally by developing a talent pool which can produce, distribute, market and broadcast programming that will be relevant to today’s Aboriginal cultures,” says the press release.One of APTN’s primary challenges – since its inception – has been finding enough aboriginal TV producers to fill out the original content portion of its daily schedule. “APTN is proud to launch this initiative,...