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Rogers Fund invests $4.48 million in 18 projects

The Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund in Canada has invested just over CAD$4.6 million (US$4.48 million) in 18 television projects, including Yukon Gold (pictured).
July 29, 2013

The Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund in Canada has invested just over CAD$4.6 million (US$4.48 million) in 18 television projects.

Unscripted and factual projects receiving funding this round include Vision TV’s God’s Greatest Hits, season three; the recently announced Tessa and Scott: The Golden Couple for W Network; a second season of Paperny Entertainment’s Yukon Gold (pictured above) for History Television; Satan: The Documentary, which is slated for TMN, Movie Central, MPIX and Encore; and Ring of Fire for APTN.

Also receiving investments are, for Discovery Channel Canada, Pixcom’s Licence to Drill, season four and Cold Water Cowboys; for Super Channel, documentaries Gone South: How Canada Invented Hollywood and Why Horror?; and for History Canada, Camp X and Dino Hunt Canada.

In addition, Two of a Kind, for CBC and Documentary Channel; Klondike, for Rogers Biography Channel and WNED/PBS, Sports on Fire for TMN and Movie Central; and 20 Moves, for Rogers Biography Channel, also received equity investments in the fund’s latest round.

 

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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