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Rogers, production groups, create new fund

Media | 12/13/2012 10:28 pm EST

Rogers Media (owned by Rogers Communications Inc.) and the Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) created the new Rogers Development Fund to help independent producers in Alberta and Manitoba, the parties said Thursday. In a release, Rogers said the “revolving loan program” will help support producers in the creation of new television, film and digital platform projects. Rogers said the fund will begin accepting applications on Feb. 15, 2013 and is open to producers and production companies who have been residents in either province for a minimum of one year....