The CMF with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, and Activities and Tourism in Rome will each invest half of CAD$200,000 on offer for docs destined for cinema or TV screens in either territory.
The indie producer has hired Beth Fraikorn (pictured) to oversee a push into the U.S. factual and reality TV market.
Mark Ford and Kevin Lopez’s production shingle will develop and produce unscripted programming with the Canadian producer. (Pictured: eOne’s Mary Mary)
The Canadian broadcast regulator has eliminated Canadian content quotas for daytime programming and cut genre protection rules restricting the types of programs specialty channels can air.
Sportscaster James Duthie (pictured) is to host Dream Fund: Let the Crowd Decide, which starts production in Toronto today (March 6).
Most recently an exec producer with Montreal’s Zone 3, Kronish has taken the role of SVP, production at Vice Media Canada.
Canadian producer Marblemedia has hired former Our House Media executive Sean Connolly (pictured) to fill the new role of VP of primetime unscripted development.