Bell Fund 2015 Policy Updates

The Bell Fund periodically reviews the Fund’s application and funding policies and procedures and has instituted the following changes effective immediately. These changes are not retroactive and do not apply to any projects that have already received funding. See program guidelines for further detail. Below is a brief summary: 1. Henceforth, an unsuccessful application may […]

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Bell Fund board appoints new Executive Director

Veteran producer & broadcaster Nancy Chapelle to helm pioneering national digital media fund TORONTO, December 11 2014 – The Bell Fund has named media industry powerhouse Nancy Chapelle as its new Executive Director. Bell Fund’s new Executive Director Nancy Chapelle brings a wealth of broadcast, production and leadership experience to Canada’s pioneering digital media fund. […]

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October 2014 Funding Decisions

The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the October 1, 2014 round of applications. The following English language projects received Production Grants under the Bell Fund’s Production Program:   BROADCAST DIGITAL MEDIA Blood, Sweat & Tools Proper Television Executive Producers: Guy O’Sullivan, Jennifer Scott Producer: Blair RichardDiscovery Channel, 9 x 60 […]

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Branded Entertainment Heads to Centre Stage

Toronto, April 29, 2014 The ship is slowly starting to turn in the global branded entertainment marketplace as content is better integrated into entertainment platforms that consumers want to watch. And, according to The Future of Branded Entertainment, released today by the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), this shift is driven by recurring themes of convergence, the […]

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The Genesis of Canadian Success in Branded Entertainment

Ottawa, February 11, 2014—Branded Entertainment is a seldom understood outside the marketing industry, yet it could pave the way to greater collaboration in the creation and financing of original Canadian screen content. The second white paper in a three-part study, released today by the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) as a prelude to discussions at […]

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