TITLE

Boost for English Canuck pix

AUTHOR(S)
Kelly, Brendan
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;4/21/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 14, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Canadian film financier Telefilm Canada is reforming its policy of funding English-language films in order to revive the Canadian film industry. Telefilm has hired Michael Jenkinson as its film executive for the English-Canadian market. Telefilm offers about $69 million every year to Canadian producers of both French and English film projects.
ACCESSION #
20562956

 

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