Production report: Canada tightens public funding
Film production is starting to buzz for some Canadian producers, with the impending warm weather. But for those hoping to make films in 2001 it is becoming increasingly complicated to secure public financing. Since 1999 federal funder Telefilm Canada's regulations have required producers to supply projected audience ratings and rate recoupment figures when applying for funding. Meanwhile, the Canadian Television Fund - which TV and film producers have come to rely on - was oversubscribed ...
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