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News | 10/24/2005 4:00 am EDT

CTF to releases $7.8 million in additional funding
The Canadian Television Fund (CTF) last month announced that it would release $7.8 million in additional funding for production financing support in this fiscal year. The additional funding will support dramas, children’s and youth programming, documentaries and variety and performing arts productions in English and French. As well, $300,000 will be added to the special initiative for French-language productions outside of Quebec. “The CTF board has reviewed the status of the reserves brought in from last fiscal year as well as the current year revenue stream and is now pleased to make these sums available for additional production support in the current fiscal year,” CTF chair Douglas Barrett said in a media release.

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