Radio & Television

NFB calls for documentary funding proposals

MONTREAL and TORONTO – The National Film Board of Canada has issued a call for proposals from independent filmmakers to make documentaries from a new fund. The NFB’s $800,000 documentary fund was announced at the Banff Television Festival in June. It provides funding for theatrical feature documentary co-productions with the Documentary Channel, which will air the films after their theatrical release. The productions should have big screen and home video potential before they’re showed on television. “The co-venture seeks new, original projects that tell innovative stories and appeal to both Canadian and international audiences,” the NFB news release says. “The...