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New media could be main beneficiaries under proposal to create “super fund”

News | 10/18/2000 4:00 am EDT

The federal government has initiated a review of the Canadian Television Fund that could result in more equity funding and less paperwork for new media producers. In comments filed with the Department of Canadian Heritage, industry support appears to be growing for the idea of either increasing the amount of public money available for new media, or giving it a slice of $200 million spent annually by the CTF on television productions.

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