December 16, 2016 Prime Time in Ottawa is one of Canada’s largest networking events for the film, TV and digital industries. Taking place on February 1-3, 2017, Prime Time in Ottawa will be hosted by the Canadian Media Producers Association. This year’s event is said to feature around 600 of Canada’s most prominent leaders in […]
June 20, 2016 Bell Fund Sponsors Sunny Side of the Doc in La Rochelle, France. Canada is the Country of Honour for the this year’s edition of Sunny Side of the Doc, the four-day international market for factual content taking place June 20 – 23, 2016. The Bell Fund will sponsor a panel and luncheon […]
Digital entertainment advances take centre stage this year at MIPTV the world’s content market, held annually in Cannes. From April 4-7, 2016, media moguls and digital delegates will once again descend from around the world on this small port town to cut the deals and shape the trends for TV and interactive entertainment in the year ahead. And Canada’s Bell Fund will host the opening day’s conference, with its focus on all things digital.
January 19, 2016 The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced its nominees for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. The Awards celebrate Canadian talent and productions both in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes in three different areas: film, television, and digital media. In the digital media category, Bell Fund-supported projects garnered a total of […]
NextMEDIA has announced the finalists for the 2015 Digi Awards, a showcase that celebrates the very best of digital media in Canada. Bell Fund-supported projects garnered a total of 9 nominations across 5 separate categories, ranging from nonfiction digital series to interactive content for kids. Bell Fund is proud to provide ongoing support to Canadian digital media creators […]
Power to the Pixel: The Cross-Media Forum is being held on October 13-14, 2015 in BFI Southbank in London. The conference brings together visionary producers, financiers, and commissioners to discuss the latest in cross-platform content creation, distribution, and financing. This year’s conference will focus on sharing knowledge on finance strategies, distribution opportunities, and business models […]
Highlights The Bell Fund has contributed over $151 Million in support of 1,599 cross-platform digital media and related television projects and professional development initiatives since its launch in 1997. The Bell Fund awarded over $17.5 Million in grants to 188 projects in 2014. In 2014, the Bell Fund undertook several international activities to support Canadian […]
For immediate release April 13, 2015 Winners of the Bell Fund sponsored International Digital Emmy® Awards announced Cannes, France. At tonight’s red-carpet gala, The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced its winners for the Digital Emmy® Awards, sponsored annually by the Bell Fund since 2012. Selected by an international jury from an […]
Toronto, February 17, 2015 – The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced its nominees for the Digital Emmy® Awards, sponsored annually by the Bell Fund since 2012. This outstanding line-up of 12 nominees from seven countries represents the best in digital entertainment across the globe. The 2015 International Digital Emmy® Awards ceremony […]
Take a chance to present your A/V digital projects in development to key International Commissioners during 6th edition of Cross Video Days Content Market in 2015. We invite you to submit your projects before March 16, 2015 under 8 different categories of the call for projects: Cinema & Transmedia, Interactive Documentary, Webseries & Web fiction, Cross-media TV show, Interactive Animation, Youth and Education, new category – Video Game and Other – for all the projects “outside the box”.
The Bell Fund periodically reviews the Fund’s application and funding policies and procedures and has instituted the following changes effective immediately.
Interactive Ontario (“IO”) commissioned this Guide to help interactive digital media and cross platform producers gain a better understanding of international digital media co-production.