Bell Fund announces decisions for the February 5, 2018 round of applications for the new Slate Development and Webdocs Development Pilot Programs

Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario, April 3, 2018: The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the February 5, 2018 round of applications. Over $2 million in funding has been approved for 33 of the 57 (English and French) applications received. The Slate Development Pilot Program helps Canadian, independent, production […]

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Planning to apply to the Bell Fund’s Slate Development program?

Make sure you have ‘a slate’. Although you may apply with one project we are hoping you have 2 or 3.  Each project in your slate will be evaluated individually so it is possible to have an approval on one of your development projects and not another. Make sure your project is eligible. Convergent projects are […]

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Planning to apply to the Bell Fund’s Webdocs Development program?

Make sure your project is a Webdoc. A Webdoc, also known as an i-doc or Interactive documentary, is a documentary project that: – Is similar to a film or television documentary, in that the project presents a creative interpretation of actuality – Allows the user to navigate through the components of the project autonomously – […]

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Planning to apply to the Bell Fund’s Short-Form Digital Series (non-fiction) program?

Give yourself time to prepare. Review the documents on BellFund.ca.  Start your draft application. Submitting your application in advance of the deadline isn’t beneficial, however, we are anticipating a large volume of applicants, so don’t wait until November 13, as servers might be busy and the application cannot be submitted after the deadline. Due to expected volume, incomplete […]

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