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 and congratulates all the nominees for their outstanding work this year.

Bell Fund is honoured to have supported the following finalists:

Branded Content

Big Brother Canada Season 3 – Interactive
By Secret Location

Digital Series Nonfiction

By Blue Ant Media

Avatar Secrets
By Ramona Pringle Productions

Tornado Hunters
By Saloon Media

Interactive Content – Kids

Open Heart: Unlocked!
By marblemedia

The Next Step: Make A Scene
By Secret Location

Interactive Content – Nonfiction

Avatar Secrets
By Ramona Pringle Productions

Dino Hunt Canada Interactive
By Secret Location

Multi-Channel Communications

Blood, Sweat & Tools
By Jam3


The 2015 Digi Awards will take place at the MaRS Discovery District on November 10th.


About the Bell Fund

The Bell Fund provides grants to Canadian independent producers who develop and produce engaging, interactive cross-platform digital content  for  Canadian broadcasters to complement and enhance associated television programs. Since 1997, the Bell Fund has invested more than $150M in over 1,600 Canadian digital media projects, television programs, development grants, co-productions and support for research and professional development.

The Bell Fund receives annual contributions of approximately $16 M from Bell TV as part of its broadcast distribution undertaking (BDU) contributions to the industry. In addition, the Development Program is supported by the interest generated by a $10M endowment. The Bell Fund is incorporated as a not-for-profit organization, governed by an independent Board of Directors representing various sectors of the television and digital media industry.