The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Italian Directorate General for Cinema of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism (DGC – MiBACT) have announced today a financing package of CAD $200,000 for six coproductions under the Canada-Italy Codevelopment Incentive for Documentary Projects. Both organizations have each contributed an equal share in the total funding.
Six Canadian production companies will work with six Italian companies in the development of the following documentary projects financed through this incentive.
|Project||Production companies||CMF Funding (CDN)||DGC –
|A Life Beyond Earth||Canada: Foundry Films Inc.
Italy: Matrioska SRL
|$5,000 CDN||$9,310 CDN|
|Forestieri – Macaroni mon voisin||Canada: Films du Rapide-Blanc Inc.
Italy: Dream Film SRL – Ila Palma
|$11,000 CDN||$23,940 CDN|
|In the Name of Gerry Conlon||Canada: Gearshift Films Inc.
Italy: Nightswim SRL
|$12,500 CDN||$23,940 CDN|
|Striking an Unlikely Chord||Canada: Tell Tale Productions Inc.
Italy: GA&A Productions SRL
|$30,400 CDN||$10,640 CDN|
|The Philosopher Gastronaut||Canada: Animoralda Media Inc.
Italy: FilmWorks SRL
|$33,600 CDN||$7,980 CDN|
|The Revolving Door||Canada: Mercury Fund GP Inc.
Italy: Moliwood Films SRL
|$7,500 CDN||$23,940 CDN|
|TOTALS||$100,000 CDN||99,750 CDN (approx.)|