Montreal and Toronto, February 25, 2020: The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the January 6, 2020 deadline for the Slate Development Program. Over $1.6 million in funding has been approved to support IP development budgets totaling over $2.8 million. This funding supports 32 independent production companies including 22 English and 10 French-language companies with a third of the companies outside Ontario and Quebec. The Fund is excited to support these slates, which include 65 projects, and to support the independent production companies to develop their own, original Canadian IP.

The following independent production companies received funding, under the Bell Fund’s Slate Development program:

English language

100 Dragons Media, A Token Entertainment Company, Alibi DevCor, Big Motion Pictures (NS), Conquering Lion Pictures, Divertissement EW (QC), Fae Pictures, Fenix Film & Television (AB), Interalias Entertainment (SK), Kate Green Productions (BC), Lopii Productions, M1 Films (BC), Reality Distortion Field (BC), Riverbank Pictures, Saloon Media, Scenario Productions, Screen Door Entertainment (BC), Screen Siren Pictures (BC), SDP Entertainment, She Said Films, Soapbox Productions (BC), Turtlebox Productions

French language

Beside, Happy Camper Média, Koze Productions, Orkestra, Productions Version 10, Rendez-vous télé, Tortuga Films, Ugo Média, Urbania TV, Zone3

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