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Rogers Doc and Cable Fund Names Recipient Projects

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2012-12-20

Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 14 production projects totalling $5,104,200 in the latest funding decisions announced by the Board of Directors.

Projects are listed with company name, producer(s) and confirmed specialty channel TV partners:

1.       

 Bitten

 Entertainment One Television BAP Ltd.

 JB Sugar, Margaret O’Brien

 Space

2.       

 BrandMADE

 2271169 Ontario Inc.

 Andrew Burnstein, Catherine Legge

 Discovery Channel (Canada)

3.       

 Code Breakers

 AP Codebreakers Productions Ltd.

 Simcha Jacobovici, Ric Esther Bienstock Felix Golubev

 Vision TV, Discovery Science (USA)

4.       

 Continuum – Season II

 Timely II Productions Inc.

 Tom Rowe, Lisa Richardson, Matthew O’Connor, Pat Williams, Simon Barry, Holly Redford

 Showcase Television

5.       

 Dangerous Flights  - 2

 Pixcom Productions inc.

 Jacquelin Buchard, Carole Dufour, Sylvie Desrochers, Nicola Merola, Emmanuell Wiecha, Kelly McClughan

 Discovery Channel (Canada)

6.       

 Fugget About It 2  (14-26)

 FAI 2 Productions Inc.

 Vince Commisso, Steve Jarosz, Tanya Green, Marissa Collyer

 Teletoon

7.       

 Ice Pilots – Season 5

 Omni Film Development Ltd.

 Gabriela Schonbach, Michael Chechik, David Gullason

 History Television (Canada)

8.       

 National Park Mysteries

 Galafilm Inc.

 Arnie Gelbart, Daniel Morin, Sylvia Wilson

 Biography Channel, Travel (USA)

9.       

 Pyros – Season II

 Pyros 2 Productions Ltd.

 Gabriela Schonbach, Michael Chechik, David Gullason

 Discovery Channel (Canada)

10.    

 Reelside – Season I

 FG-REEL inc.

 Chris Szarka, Raj Panikkar, Richard Crouse

 The Movie Network, Movie Central

11.    

 Sensitive Skin

 Rhombus Media Inc.

 Kim Cattrall, Don McKellar, Bob Martin, Henry Normal, Hugo Blick, Niv Fichman, Sari Friedland

 Movie Central, The Movie Network

12.    

 Tales from the Organ Trade

 AP OT Productions Ltd.

 Simcha Jacobovici, Ric Esther Bienstock Felix Golubev

 History Television (Canada), Canal D, HBO (USA)

13.    

 The Family Farm

 Rotating Planet Productions Inc.

 Ari A. Cohen

 documentary

14.    

 The Last Place On Earth

 Adobe Productions International

 Robbie Hart, Jason Rodi

 Discovery World HD

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel.

The next application deadline will be January 2013; guidelines and application forms for the Rogers Group of Funds are available online.



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