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Telefilm and Rogers doc fund renewed until 2011

Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds' Theatrical Documentary Program, was created in 2005-2006 as a one-year project but was recently renewed until 2011. The fund was designed to broaden both the slate and audiences for Canadian docs produced for commercial screening in Canada, while jointly financing a number of French- and English-language projects likely to be successful in Canada and abroad. It has a total budget of $4.5 million to provide funding support to 10 feature-length documentary projects.
December 7, 2009

Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds’ Theatrical Documentary Program, was created in 2005-2006 as a one-year project but was recently renewed until 2011. The fund was designed to broaden both the slate and audiences for Canadian docs produced for commercial screening in Canada, while jointly financing a number of French- and English-language projects likely to be successful in Canada and abroad. It has a total budget of $4.5 million to provide funding support to 10 feature-length documentary projects.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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