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Worldwide new media market will top $50B by 2009: Telefilm’s Clarkson

News | 12/21/2006 5:00 am EST

Telefilm Canada executive director Wayne Clarkson and chairperson Charles Bélanger appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage last month as part of a review of Telefilm’s mandate and priorities. They told the commission that while rationalization and streamlining in other areas have freed up nearly $3 million for reinvesting in productions, the Telefilm Canada New Media Fund in particular needs additional investment if it’s to capitalize on the opportunities offered by emerging forms of interactive media. Below are select excerpts from Clarkson’s portion of the presentation, titled "Modernizing Telefilm in the multiplatform era."

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