Radio & Television

Telefilm invests $2.5 million in 143 projects led by racialized filmmakers

MONTREAL — Telefilm Canada announced today it has invested more than $2.5 million in 143 projects from 93 companies through the inaugural round of funding for its Development Stream for Racialized Persons. Funding for the new racialized development stream was originally budgeted at $500,000 for the fiscal year, says the organization’s press release. “The high submission of projects to this new stream demonstrates the need for targeted access to funding for racialized communities,” said Christa Dickenson, executive director and CEO of Telefilm Canada, in the release. “Support in development is a key step in helping projects gain momentum, so an...

Our industry and COVID-19

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