TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Reveler, Norma
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/27/2003, Vol. 378 Issue 41, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10610539

 

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