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Rogers Development Fund Winners Announced

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Rogers Media and The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) announced today the second round of successful applicants of the Rogers Development Fund, a newly created development initiative that benefits local production communities. Ten candidates overall were successful, five candidates in Stream One, and five candidates in Stream Two. The successful applicants are as follows:

Stream One:

BURNS FILMS LTD (Calgary, Alberta)
ENRIQUEPOE MOVING PICTURES INC (Calgary, Alberta)
RED CZARINA ENTERTAINMENT (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
SEVEN24 FILMS INC (Calgary, Alberta)
VOICE PICTURES INC (Calgary, Alberta)

Stream Two:
ACIMOSTAKEWIN PRODUCTIONS (Edmonton, Alberta)
ANIMORALDA MEDIA (Edmonton, Alberta)
BATTY JEWEL PRODUCTIONS INC (Stony Plain, Alberta)
ROLU MEDIA INC (Edmonton, Alberta)
SOGO PRODUCTIONS (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

“Having been part of the jury, I was very excited to see the continued level of excellence in the submissions,”said Nataline Rodrigues, Director of Original Programming, Rogers Media. “We congratulate all the finalists and look forward to seeing their promising projects develop to the next phase.”

“Once again, we are pleased to help develop original content in the provinces of Alberta and Manitoba,” said Bill Evans, Executive Director, Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA).

The Rogers Development Fund is a revolving loan program which provides funding to support the independent producers of Alberta and Manitoba in the creation of new and innovative projects in television, film, and digital media. The Rogers Development Fund is available to individual Canadian producers or production companies who have been residents of Alberta or Manitoba for at least one year.

The Rogers Development Fund is governed by a committee of Canadian media industry leaders who determine the successful applicants. The third round of the Fund will begin accepting loan applications on February 3, 2014.

Rogers Development Fund Round Two (July 15 – 31)

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AMPIA and ROGERS MEDIA Announce Round Two of the Rogers Development Fund

The Rogers Development Fund will support established and emerging independent producers based in Alberta and Manitoba in the development of Canadian content productions

Rogers Media and The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) will be accepting applications to the second round of the Rogers Development Fund from July 15-31, 2013. The Rogers Development Fund is a revolving loan program which provides funding to support the independent producers of Alberta and Manitoba in the creation of new and innovative projects in television, film, and digital media. The Rogers Development Fund is available to individual Canadian producers or production companies who have been residents of Alberta or Manitoba for at least one year.

The first round in February, 2013, funded eleven candidates overall, seven candidates in Stream One, and four candidates in Stream Two.  Since then, the guidelines and application forms have been updated.

“The committee has opened the program to previous successful applicants.  The decision is based on producers constantly having new and exciting projects and the fund’s revolving nature.” said Bill Evans, Executive Director, Alberta Media Production Industries Association.

The fund will begin accepting loan applications on July 15, 2013; interested producers can visit ampia.org/funding/rogers-dev-fund (french version also available) for additional program and application details.

For the full press-release, please click here (PDF).  For application information, please follow this link.

Rogers Development Fund – Successful Applicants Announced

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Rogers Media and The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) announced today the first round of successful applicants of the Rogers Development Fund, a newly created development initiative that benefits local production communities. Eleven candidates overall were successful, seven candidates in Stream One, and four candidates in Stream Two.

The successful applicants are as follows:

Stream One:

ANAÏD PRODUCTIONS (Edmonton, Alberta)

HIGH DEFINITION PICTURES (Manitoba)

MEDIA RENDEZVOUS (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

MERIT MOTION PICTURES (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

ORIGINAL PICTURES (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

PANACEA ENTERTAINMENT (Edmonton, Alberta)

PAY DIRT PICTURES (Calgary, Alberta)

Stream Two:

THE COMPANY OF WRITERS (Edmonton, Alberta)

DEBORAH CARLSON (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

FUNTIME PRODUCTIONS (Edmonton, Alberta)

TYLER FUNK (Banff, Alberta)

“We were so excited to see the high calibre of creative and innovative submissions we received in this first round of funding,” said Claire Freeland, Director of Original Programming, Rogers Media. “We look forward to seeing these projects develop and hopefully move ahead to production.”

“We are pleased to help develop original content in provinces of Alberta and Manitoba,” said Bill Evans, Executive Director, Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA).

The Rogers Development Fund is a revolving loan program which provides funding to support the independent producers of Alberta and Manitoba in the creation of new and innovative projects in television, film, and digital media. The Rogers Development Fund is available to individual Canadian producers or production companies who have been residents of Alberta or Manitoba for at least one year.

The Rogers Development Fund is governed by a committee of Canadian media industry leaders who determine the successful applicants. The second round of the Fund will begin accepting loan applications on July 15, 2013; interested producers can visit the AMPIA website at ampia.org/funding/rogers-dev-fund  or the Rogers submission website at rogerstvsales.ca/submission for additional program and application details.  Full press release available here.

Rogers Development Fund

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Rogers Media and AMPIA Join Forces to Support Independent Producers through the Newly Created Rogers Development Fund

The fund will support established and emerging independent producers based in Alberta and Manitoba in the development of Canadian content productions

Rogers Media and The Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) announced today a newly created development initiative that benefits local production communities. Entitled the Rogers Development Fund, this revolving loan program provides funding to support the independent producers of Alberta and Manitoba in the creation of new and innovative projects in the mediums of television, film, and digital.

The program is available to individual Canadian producers or production companies who have been residents of either province for at least one year.  The fund will begin accepting loan applications on February 15, 2013; interested producers can visit the Rogers submission website at rogerstvsales.ca/submission or the AMPIA website at ampia.org/funding/rogers-dev-fund (french version also available) for additional program and application details.

“The Rogers Development Fund offers emerging and experienced producers the opportunity to add their creative voices to the Canadian media landscape,” said Claire Freeland, Director of Original Programming, Broadcast, Rogers Media. “Rogers is committed to the development of new and innovative ideas from Canadian content creators, and we are thrilled to help foster the next generation of Canadian producers.”

“We are very pleased to be working with Rogers Media on this exciting new program,” said Bill Evans, Executive Director, Alberta Media Production Industries Association. “This partnership will help us deliver more opportunities to create original content in provinces of Alberta and Manitoba and undoubtedly create new opportunities for production in these communities.”

For the full press-release, please click here.  For application information, please follow this link.