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Borealis

The English-Language Program of the Harold Greenberg Fund

has been financing Canadian film and television works since 1986. Supported by separate contributions, its components are as follows:

Borealis
Movie Network
The Movie Network

Since 1986

ANNUAL AMOUNT

$1,300,000

SECTIONS FUNDED

Script Development Program
Story Option Program
Industry Initiatives Program
Shorts-to-Features Program

Viewer's choice
Viewers Choice Canada

Since 1991

ANNUAL AMOUNT

5% of revenues of the service

SECTION FUNDED

Equity Investment Program

Viewer's choice
Bell Media

Since 2014

ANNUAL AMOUNT

$714,286

SECTION FUNDED

Equity Investment Program

Since its inception in 1986, the Fund has provided financial support for :

3

feature-length documentaries

10

short films

17

family television series

315

Industry Initiatives

2,355

script development projects

For a total investment of :

$61,644,093

2013 - 2014

Projects financed

102

2013 - 2014

Total investment of:

$2,413,670

Since its inception in 1986, the Fund has provided financial support to 2,355script development projects, 212 feature films, 17 family television series, 3 feature-length documentaries, 10 short films and 315 training grants for a total investment of $61,644,093.

Funds Committed

102 projects totaling $2,413,670

  • 28% Script development
  • 6% Story-optioning
  • 55% Equity investment
  • 11% Industry initiatives

Level of demand

367 applicants / 102 financed projects

Projects funded
  • Script development 71
  • Equity investment 12
  • Industry initiatives 19

Funds Committed

367 applicants / 102 financed projects

Projects funded
  • 57 Script development
  • 14 Story-optioning
  • 12 Equity investment
  • 15 Story-optioning
  • 4 Industry initiatives