Report: Fund Canadian drama, revamp 'hideous' CTF system

Reveler, Norma
May 2003
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/27/2003, Vol. 378 Issue 41, p6
The establishment of a new $21.9 million public fund for the production of English language Canadian drama is one of the key recommendations contained in a new report from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission. The government recently cut its contribution to the Canadian Television Fund by CAN $25 million a year. Retired broadcast executive Trina McQueen, who was hired by the commission to write the report that was released Friday, notes that the fund should be specifically targeted at audience building.


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