Radio / Television News

New $400,000 partnership to boost B.C.’s TV sector


VICTORIA – More folks working in British Columbia’s TV and streaming industry will soon have more help getting projects off the ground through a new partnership called Access 2020. Through this pilot program, B.C.-based producers will be eligible for up to $30,000 to support early-stage development of children’s and scripted drama projects. The program is designed to make it easier for producers to access funding, as it does not require the secured support of a broadcaster, says the press release. Eligible activities include research, script development and hiring a scriptwriter, as well as travel to pitch or market a project....