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Indigenous Screen Office delivers $3.8 million in grants to BIPOC creators


ISO issues call for letters of interest to lead Indigenous identity consultation process TORONTO — The Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) today announced it has disbursed more than $3.8 million in development funding to Black, Indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) creators in response to the Covid-19 crisis and the pressing need for equity in Canada’s screen industry. The funding was awarded through the ISO’s Indigenous Development Program and Solidarity Fund. More than $2.3 million in project and professional development grants were awarded to BIPOC majority-owned companies and $1.4 million to individuals in the 2020 fiscal year. The Indigenous Development Program...