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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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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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