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Bell Fund announces support for factual projects

The results are in from the May 1 round of applicants for the Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund.
June 30, 2010

The results are in from the May 1 round of applicants for the Bell Broadcast and New Media Fund. Among those that made the cut is season two of Ice Pilots NWT from Propheads II Productions. The 13 x 60-minute docu-series is for History Television, though Propheads also received funding for a browser-based mobile version of Icepilots.com for iPhone.

Toronto-based interactive company Secret Location also landed funds for two projects, including My Babysitter’s a Vampire from MBV Productions for Teletoon and Storming Juno for History. Working with Storming Juno Productions/E1 Entertainment, Secret Location will merge a short film into a 3D ‘dome’ of Juno beach, featuring hotspots that will let users watch or listen to first-person veteran accounts from Normandy.

About The Author
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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