Rogers announced that more than 60 Canadian productions have received $ 7.5 million in grants and investments this year through its financing, loan offering and equity investor programs.
The Rogers Group of Funds, as its name suggests, provides monetary support to independent Canadian television and film productions.
According to the Press releaseSo far, 49 film productions have received support from the Rogers Documentary Fund, in addition to 13 television productions through the Rogers Cable Network fund.
The press release also notes that the Rogers Cable Network Fund is still open for applications until October 13, 2021, so you should be on the lookout for independent Canadian TV makers out there.
Earlier this year in June, Rogers Announced partnered with the Black Screen Office and the Canadian Independent Screen Fund for the creators of BPOC to create a third new $ 750,000 script development fund specifically for the creators of Black and POC.
Similarly developed in partnership with Black Screen Office, Telus’ StoryHive recently launched a Black Creators Edition of its program earlier this month, offering $ 20,000 grants to black content creators in Western Canada.