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Telefilm fund renewal met with approval, but recipients say more money is needed

News | 03/17/2004 5:00 am EST

The Telefilm Canada Canada New Media Fund (CNMF) will be renewed for one more year at the same funding level as last, Canadian NEW MEDIA has learned. Though contracts have yet to be signed, both Ted Bairstow, head of the Canadian Culture Online Program (CCOP), and Earl Hong Tai, Telefilm’s new media sector chief, confirm the extension. While both government officials and new media producers are pleased with the renewal, work has already begun to convince government to extend the fund even further.

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