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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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