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BravoFACTUAL distributes $500K across 11 projects

Byron Hamel's If I Go Missing and Kathryn Martin's Hip Hop Speak were among the short documentaries to receive funding.
December 15, 2016

Canada’s Bell Media’s doc short funding stream BravoFACTUAL has distributed more than CAD$500,000 (US$374,000) across 11 doc projects, including Byron Hamel’s (pictured) If I Go Missing and Kathryn Martin’s Hip Hop Speak.

The fund, which made its selections from 65 submissions, also backed Brunch Queen from director Steve Adams and producer Sean Horlor, Chaparral from director Elizabeth Lazbnik and producer Anna Kharkhourin, and Double from director Simon Paluck and producer Michelle Solomon.

In addition, BravoFACTUAL funded Charlie Tyrell and Julie Baldassi’s My Dead Dad’s Porno Tape, director-producer Jamie Miller’s Prince’s Tale, Andrew Wall and Kyle Bornais‘ Otto’s Obsession, and Mariam Zaidi and Vanmala Subramaniamm’s Over Time.

Stitchers, from director Tassie Notar and producer Gordon Henderson, and We Before Me, directed by Heidi Janz and produced by Eva Colmers, also received funding.

The next submission deadline for BravoFACTUAL is Feb. 24, 2017.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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