Radio & Television

Rogers Fund, Creative BC launch new fund for Indigenous storytellers

VANCOUVER – Rogers Group of Funds and Creative BC today announced plans for a $1 million fund to support Indigenous creators in British Columbia. The purpose of the fund is to “help increase access and representation for Indigenous producers and Indigenous-led production companies in B.C.’s domestic motion picture industry,” a press release says. By doing so, “it is to contribute to strong foundations that can serve to help correct the systemic and historic underrepresentation of Indigenous stories and storytellers in Canada’s screen sector.” The fund’s first program, a collaborative partnership with the Indigenous Screen Office, opens today. It delivers “a...