Bell Fund announces decisions for the Slate Development Program

Toronto and Montreal, February 16, 2024: : The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the November 27, 2023, Slate Development Program deadline. The Bell Fund has committed nearly $3 million to the Development Slates of 48 Canadian Production Companies (36 English and 12 French) from across Canada. The Slate […]

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Bell Fund approves funding of nearly $2 million for 10 short-form digital series

Toronto and Montreal, January 11, 2024: The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the September 26, 2023 Short-Form Digital Series Program deadline. The Bell Fund has committed nearly $2 million to the production of 10 short-form digital series (seven English and three French), including $1.5 million for production and […]

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The Bell Fund appoints Marcia Douglas as its new executive director

Marcia Douglas. Photo: Courtesy Montreal and Toronto, December 7, 2023. Following a national search led by recruitment firm Odgers Berndtson, the Bell Fund today announces that industry expert Marcia Douglas will be joining as its new Executive Director, effective January 1st, 2024.  Douglas’ appointment comes after the recent announcement that current Executive Director, Nancy Chapelle […]

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Pierre-Anais Parent St-Gelais Joins Bell Fund

Montreal and Toronto, August 22, 2023. Nancy Chapelle, Executive Director of The Bell Fund, today announced the appointment of Pierre-Anais Parent St-Gelais as the new Deputy Director, based in our Montreal office. Pierre-Anais will manage French Canada alongside Suzanne Lacey who continues in her role as Deputy Director English Canada. The appointment is effective August […]

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Executive Director Nancy Chapelle to retire at the end of the year

TORONTO (AUGUST 14, 2023) – THE BELL FUND announced today that industry veteran Nancy Chapelle will be retiring and stepping down as the organization’s Executive Director after nine years of leading the offices in both Montreal and Toronto. Her last day in the role will be December 31st, 2023, whereupon she will serve in a […]

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