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Solutions to wasted industry effort on table in post mortem of Telefilm new media fund

News | 01/23/2003 5:00 am EST
Telefilm Canada is defending itself against suggestions the agency needs to do more to cut down on the number of unsuccessful applications to the Canada New Media Fund. Earl Hong Tai, western regional director and new media sector head for the federal cultural agency, says that while he recognizes the latest round of applications resulted in a high number of rejections, Telefilm is dealing with a highly fragmented industry in economic turmoil and fierce competition for funds.

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