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Telefilm releases details of government’s Covid-related insurance emergency funding (updated)


Applications for pre-eligibility open October 30 MONTREAL — Telefilm Canada today issued an industry advisory announcing the details and criteria for applying to the government of Canada’s Short-Term Compensation Fund (STCF) for Canadian audiovisual productions are now online. The STCF was created as a temporary measure to fill the void left by the lack of insurance coverage for filming interruptions and production shutdowns due to Covid-19 in the Canadian audiovisual production sector. As we reported here, the fund will make up to $50 million available to the industry. “Through the Fund, Telefilm Canada will indemnify eligible producers for Canadian production...