MEDIA RELEASES

  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding
    decisions from its Rogers Documentary Fund application deadline April 19, 2017.

    TORONTO, CANADA – June 1, 2017

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has awarded documentary grants to 18 television projects
    totaling $1,205,317 Cdn.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Cerveau sonore 8732094 Canada Inc.

Frederic Bohbot
Isabelle Raynaud
Valerie Shamash

Radio-Canada
Champions 9355-1752 Québec Inc. Philippe Miquel

TV5
Consolation: La Résilience
Par Le Chant
Les Productions Flow Inc. Stéphanie Verrier
Vali Fugulin

ARTV
Death, Art & Rock'n'Roll Cave 7 Productions Inc. Jamie Kastner
Laura Baron Kastner

TVO, Knowledge Network
En Attendant Raif Macumba Media II Inc. Patricio Henriquez
Luc Côté
Colette Loumède

Radio-Canada
I Think You've Been
Looking For Me

Bunbury Films Inc. Frederic Bohbot CBC/Documentary Channel

Ice Bridge Yap Ice Bridge
Productions Inc.
Elliott Halpern
Elizabeth Trojian
Arden Wray

CBC
Libération Conditionnelle 9281-8269 Québec Inc.
(Productions Mi-Lou)
Louisa Dery
Michèle Grondin

Radio-Canada
Mommy Wildest MW Project Inc. Mark Starowicz
George Flak
Caitlin Starowicz
Diana Warmé

CBC
Out of the Mouths Paperny Development
Films (2) Inc.
John Ritchie
Cal Shumiatcher
Deborah Wainwright
Laurie Case
Trevor Hodgson

TMN
Rick Kelly Project 2523867 Ontario Inc. Ron Mann

Bell Media
Searching for Winnetou 1962533 Ontario Corp. Paul Kemp
Kurt Spenrath

CBC
Shekinah 2 Shekinah 2 Productions Inc. Ina Fichman
Irene Angelico
Abbey Neidik

Documentary Channel,
SRC, RDI
Something in the Air Zoot Pictures Inc. Leslea Mair

CBC/Documentary Channel
The Fruit Machine SandBay Entertainment Inc. Derek Diorio
Sarah Fodey
Han Nguyen

TVO, Out TV
The Lay of the Land 2535478 Ontario Inc./
Primitive Entertainment Inc.
Michael McMahon
Kristina McLaughlin
Kevin McMahon
Lucie Idlout
Ali Weinstein

TVO
The Memory Illusion Josh Freed
Productions III Inc.
Josh Freed
Janet Torge
CBC/Documentary
Channel

The Shadow of Gold 1971125 Ontario Inc./
Kensington Communications Inc.
Robert Lang
Sally Blake

TVO, Canal D, Knowledge
Network

 

The Rogers Group of Funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of
funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary Fund,
Canada's premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an equity investor
in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different types of financing. Three
different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Documentary Fund is August 16, 2017.
Application deadlines for the Rogers Cable Network Fund are June 21 and October 4, 2017.

Guidelines and Application Forms for 2017 can be obtained at http://rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding
    decisions from its Rogers Cable Network Fund application deadline October 5, 2016.


    TORONTO, CANADA – November 16, 2016
    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund confirmed equity investments to 12 television projects
    totalling $2,106,072.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Bachman’s Rules Farpoint Films Inc.

Gilles Paquin
Chris Charney
Kyle Bornais
Scott R. Leary

Documentary Channel
Cannabis Crusaders Ruby Tree Films Inc.
Donna Davies
Ann Bernier

Documentary Channel,
CBC Regional
Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show Coyote Science Inc. Loretta Todd
Kristy Assu

APTN
Employable Me Thomas Howe
Associates Inc.
Thomas Howe
Katie Lafferty
Penny Wheelwright

AMI
Last Days of Jesus Associated Producers Simcha Jacobovici
Dan Chambers

Vision TV, PBS
Pipe Dreams
H2L Productions Inc.

Stacey Tenenbaum
Sergeo Kirby

Documentary Channel
Rocky Mountain Railroad
Cineflix (Railroad) Inc. Alex Bystram
Carlo Massarella
Kim Bondi
Jane McGoldrick

Discovery Canada,
Australia Channel One,
Discovery UK
Search for Atlantis
(aka Return to Atlantis)
AP Ancient City
Productions Ltd.

Simcha Jacobovici
James Cameron
Felix Golubev
Nicole Austin

Discovery Canada

Smart Drugs Fathom Film Group Ltd. Ann Shin
Melanie Horkan
Erica Leendertse
Hannah Donegan

Documentary Channel

The Artists
First Generation Media Inc. Christina Piovesan
Peter Mishara
Geoff Lachappelle

Documentary Channel

The Beaverton BVT Productions Inc. Laszlo Barna
Melissa Williamson
Jeff Detsky
Luke Gordon Field
Paula Smith
Kurt Smeaton

Bell Media

The Last Nazi Trials Firewood Films Inc.

Ric Esther Bienstock
Ricki Gurwitz
Jordan Nahmias

Documentary Channel

 

The Rogers Group of Funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of
funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary Fund,
Canada's premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an equity investor
in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different types of financing. Three
different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application Deadlines for the Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund for 2017 to be announced
in early January.

Guidelines and Application Forms for 2017 can be obtained at rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirskydaniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding deci-
    sions from its Rogers Documentary Fund application deadline August 17, 2016.

    TORONTO, CANADA – October 4, 2016

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has awarded documentary grants to 29 documentary film proj-
    ects in English and French totalling $1,974,671.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Arctic Secrets (6-8) Arctic Secrets Inc.

Allan Code
Peter Raymont

Blue Ant Media
Badass Beauty Queen Mark Media Film and Video
Corp.
Jason Loftus
Leon Lee
Kacey Cox
Theresa Kowall-Shipp

Bravo Factual, New Tang Dynasty Television
Bee Nation Idle Hunch Ltd. Lana Šlezić

CBC
Equus: How Horses
Made History
Equus Productions Ltd. Caroline Underwood
Niobe Thompson

CBC
Femmes Oubliées 9223-3287 Québec Inc. Michèle Rouleau, Geneviève Lévesque

Canal D, APTN
Frontières invisibles,
la gentrification à Montréal

Productions InformAction inc.

Nathalie Barton

RC, RDI
Ground War
Ground War Productions Inc. Frances-Mary Morrison
Andrew Nisker
Diana Warmé

CBC
Hacktivisme MTL Films du Rapide-Blanc Inc.

Sylvie Van Brabant
Amélie Lambert Bouchard

Canal D

Ice Forest: Secret World
of the Boreal
Ice Forest Films Inc. Merit Jensen Carr
Sandra Moore

CBC

Inseparable
Inseparable Productions Inc. Judith Pyke

CBC

Jouer Dur 68429887 Canada Inc. Jean-Simon Chartier

Télé-Québec

Last Days of Jesus Associated Producers

Simcha Jacobovici
Dan Chambers

Vision TV, PBS
Latkes, Ladoos and Laughs 1432146 Ontario Ltd. Howard Frailberg

Documentary Channel,
TVO

Le commun des mortels 9047409 Canada Inc. Bruno Dubé
Robert Montour
Jacques W. Lina
Marie-Pierre Corriveau

Télé-Québec

Le Patriote Intuitive Pictures Inc./
Gaudete Films
Ina Fichman
Zafrir Kochanovsky

SRC, TVO

Man Machine Poem –
The Tragically Hip
Documentary

The Hip Doc Inc. Scot McFadyen
Sam Dunn

Bell Media

Mohamed Fahmy –
Freedom is Half the Truth
Pressing Productions Inc. David Paperny
Peter Klein
Audrey Mehler
Cal Shumiatcher
Emily Shank

CBC

Pipe Dreams H2L Productions Inc. Stacey Tenenbaum
Sergeo Kirby

Documentary Channel

Search for the
Heroes of Vimy
Vimy Heroes Productions Inc. Peter Williamson
Michael McGuigan
Ira Levy
Nat Abraham
Leanne Brennan
Raymond Storey

History

Secrets From The Ice 90th Parallel Productions Ltd. Gordon S. Henderson
Andrew Gregg

CBC

Sharkwater Extinction 2513073 Ontario Inc. Patrice Theroux
Naveen Prasad
Brian Stewart
Sandy Stewart
Karen Shaw
Rob Stewart

TMN

Smart Drugs Fathom Film Group Ltd. Ann Shin
Melanie Horkan

CBC-Documentary
Channel

Stage Stage Butternut
Productions Inc.
Jamie Kastner
Laura Kastner
Lindsay Kutner
Abby Ainsworth

Documentary Channel,
Canal D, ZDF/ARTE

The Kingdom: How Fungi
Made Our World
Real to Reel Productions Inc. Anne Pick
Simon Nasht
Bill Spahic
Susan MacKinnon

CBC Nature of Things,
Curiosity, SVOD USA,
ZDF, ARTE

The Last Nazi Trials Firewood Films Inc. Ric Bienstock
Ricki Gurwitz
Jordan Nahmias

Documentary Channel

The Way Out 52 Media Inc. David York
Bryn Hughes

CBC

Trajectoires Humaines Alpha Zoulou Films Galina Tomov

Canal D

Unit 8-200 Vigilance Productions Inc. Martin Himel

Vision

Ziva Postec 9249-9847 Québec Inc. Christine Falco
Vuk Stojanovic

TV5

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types
of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary
Fund, Canada's premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an
equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different
types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Cable Network Fund is Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Guidelines and application forms for 2016 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding
    decisions from its Rogers Cable Network Fund application deadline June 22, 2016.

    TORONTO, CANADA – August 16, 2016

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 19 television projects
    totaling $6,565,492 Cdn.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Alias Grace AG Productions ULC

Sarah Polley
Mary Harron
Noreen Halpern
DJ Carson

Discovery Channel,
CBC
Bad Blood:
The Vito Rizzuto Story
New Metric Media Inc. &
Sphere Media Plus
Mark Montefiore
Patrick O’Sullivan
Jocelyn Deschênes
Virginia Rankin
Josée Vallée

FX Canada, SRC
Cold Water Cowboys,
Season 4
Cold Water (4) Productions
Inc./Cold Water (4) NL Inc.
David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Audrey Mehler
Mary Sexton
Cyril Butler

Discovery Canada
East Coast Fame Game Peep Media Inc. Jackie Torrens
Jessica Brown

Documentary Channel,
CBC
Equator 360 Primitive Entertainment Inc. Michael McMahon
Paul Lewis
Kristina McLaughlin
Kay Siering

Discovery Channel
Frontier, Season 2 Take The Shot
Productions Inc.

Brad Peyton
Alex Patrick
Rob Blackie
Sherry White
John Vatcher

Discovery Channel,
Netflix
Future History I (1-13)
Redcloud Studios Inc. Peter Raymont
Jennifer Podemski

APTN
Jade Fever, Season 3 Jade 3 Productions Ltd.

Gabriela Schonbach
Micheal Chechik
David Gullason

Discovery Canada

L.M. Montgomery’s Anne
of Green Gables 2 & 3
Breakthrough Films &
Television Inc.
Peter Williamson
Joan Lambur
Michael McGuigan
Ira Levy
Nat Abraham
Kate MacDonald Butler
Ramon Estevez
Jim Corston

YTV

Merchants of the Wild
Little Bear Big Wolf
Pictures Corp.
Deborah Burgess
Daniel Fortin
Simon Gebski

APTN

Mohawk Girls, Season 4 Rezolution Pictures
(Mohawk Girls) Inc.
Catherine Bainbridge
Ernest Webb
Christina Fon
Linda Ludwick
Tracey Deer
Cynthia Knight

APTN

Orphan Black, Season V Orphan Black V
Productions Limited

Ivan Schneeberg
David Fortier
John Fawcett
Graeme Manson
Claire Welland
Kerry Appleyard

Bell Media,
BBC America
Restoration Garage 3 Productions Pixcom Inc. Jacquelin Bouchard
Sylvie Desrochers
Nicola Merola
Charles Lafortune

Discovery Canada,
Canal D

Rogue Earth Productions Pixcom Inc. Jacquelin Bouchard
Sylvie Desrochers
Nicola Merola
Charles Lafortune

Discovery Canada,
Canal D

Stage Stage Butternut
Productions Inc.
Jamie Kastner
Laura Kastner
Lindsay Kutner
Abby Ainsworth

Documentary
Channel, Canal D,
ZDF/ARTE

The Jews Who Stole
Christmas
Riddle Films Inc. Marie-Odile Demay
Jason Charters
Liam Romalis

Documentary
Channel

Travelers Travelers One Peacock Inc. Carrie Mudd
Brad Wright
John G. Lenic
Eric McCormack
Jim O’Grady

Showcase, Netflix

Wild Bear Rescue,
Season 1
Wild Bear Productions Ltd. Gabriela Schonbach
Michael Chechik
David Gullason
Brad Quenville

Animal Planet

Yukon Gold, Season 5 Klondike (5) Productions Inc. David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Audrey Mehler
David Freeman

History Television

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types
of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary
Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an
equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different
types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Cable Network Fund is Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Guidelines and application forms for 2016 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding
    decisions from its Rogers Cable Network Fund application deadline October 7, 2015.


    TORONTO, CANADA – November 25, 2015
    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 13 television projects
    totalling $2,100,000. Projects include ten documentaries, one children’s series and two non-scripted series
    from eight different Canadian Cable Specialty Channels.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Driving Me Crazy,
Season 1

Drive Me Crazy
Productions Inc.

Guy Sullivan
Mark Bishop
Matt Hornburg
Miklos Perlus
Steve Sloan

YTV
Genius Factory Harmony Documentary Inc.
Mel D’Souza
Jeff Stecyk
Tyler Chandler

Documentary Channel
Grand Cru Catbird Productions Inc. Katarina Soukup

Documentary Channel
Heavy Lifting Mountain Road Productions Tim Alp
Alex Cierpicki

Cottage Life
How to Build
a Time Machine
Primitive Entertainment Inc. Michael McMahon
Kristina McLaughlin
Kevin McMahon

Documentary Channel
Invisible Essence:
The Little Prince
90th Parallel Productions Ltd.

Gordon S. Henderson
Michael Levine
Michel St. Cyr
Charles Officer
Stuart Henderson

Super Channel
Living with Giants
6842887 Canada Inc. Jean-Simon Chartier

Documentary Channel
Made By Destruction Yap Films Inc.

Elliott Halpern
Elizabeth Trojian
Robin Bicknell

Discovery Canada,
Explora

Mermaids 9051007 Canada Inc. Ron Mann
Caitlin Durlak

Super Channel

Miniature
Cave 7 Productions Inc. Jamie Kastner
Diana Warmé

Super Channel

Sled Dogs CCI Productions Inc. Arnie Zipursky

Documentary Channel

Spaceship Earth Primitive Entertainment Inc.

Michael McMahon
Kristina McLaughlin
Kevin McMahon

History Channel
Star Men Inigo Athenaeum
Enterprise Inc.
Moses Znaimer
Richard Hanet
Jez Lewis
Alison Rose

Vision TV, Canal D

 

The Rogers Group of Funds was created to support Canada's independent production sector with three
distinct types of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers
Documentary Fund, Canada's premier source of funding for documentary films and the Rogers Cable
Network fund, an equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel.
To date, the Rogers Group of Funds has provided almost $500,000,000 in funding to nearly 2000 televi-
sion and feature film projects. Since its inception, the Rogers Group of Funds has become an integral
source of financing to independent producers across the country. Three different types of financing.
Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application Deadlines for the Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund for 2016 to be
announced in early January.

Guidelines and Application Forms for 2015 can be obtained at rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirskydaniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding deci-
    sions from its Rogers Documentary Fund application deadline August 12, 2015.

    TORONTO, CANADA – September 23, 2015

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has awarded documentary grants to 16 television projects in
    English and French totalling $1,147,300.

PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
’Abandoned’ Block 1
(101-105)

Vice Productions
(Abandoned 1) Inc.

Jason Ford
David Galloway

Rogers Media Inc.
Anthropocene Anthropocene Films Inc.
Daniel Iron
Edward Burtynsky
Nicholas de Pencier

The Movie Network, Movie Central
Arctic Secrets I (1-5) Arctic Secrets Inc. Allan Code
Peter Raymont
Andrew Munger
Sharla Bonneville

Blue Ant Media
Black Watch Yap Films Inc. Elliott Halpern
Elizabeth Trojian
Robin Bicknell

History Channel
Game Fever Intuitive Pictures Inc. Ina Fichman
Christine Le Goff

Super Channel
Hackers Les productions Kinesis inc.

Stéphane Tanguay
Patrick Fauquembergue
Cédric Bourdeau

CBC Explora
Invisible Essence:
The Global Obsession
with the Little Prince

90th Parallel Productions Ltd. Gordon S. Henderson
Michael Levine
Michel St. Cyr
Mark Osborne
Stuart Henderson
Charles Officer

Super Channel
Justice Picbois Productions

Karine Dubois

Télé-Québec, Canal Savoir

La tentation du Québec 9251642 Canada Inc. Jacques W. Lina
Marie-Pierre Corriveau

RDI, Radio-Canada

Le Cri du Rhinocéros
E2F Film 1 Inc. Guy Villeneuve
Michel St-Cyr
Hugo Latulippe
Jean-Philippe Massicotte

Radio-Canada, RDI, ARTV

Passage à Parc-Ex Productions Easter Inc. Tony Asimakoupoulos
Simon Trépanier
Ariel Nasr

Canal D

Shroom Boom Vice Productions
(Mush Rush) Inc.

Kathryn Liptrott
Patrick McGuire

Rogers Broadcasting
The Brain’s Way
of Healing
90th Parallel Productions Ltd. Gordon S. Henderson
Cindy Banks

CBC, Documentary Channel, News Network

The Corporation II Grant Street Productions Mark Achbar
Betsy Carson
Trish Dolman

Super Channel
The Secret Life of Owls Make Believe Media Inc.

Bruce Whitty
Lynn Booth

CBC, Documentary Channel
What it Takes to be Extraordinary

Think Positive Productions Inc. Sean Buckley
Antonia Thomson

CBC

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types
of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary
Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an
equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different
types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Cable Network Fund is Wednesday, October 7, 2015.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2015 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding deci-
    sions from its Rogers Cable Network Fund application deadline June 17, 2015.

    TORONTO, CANADA – July 29, 2015

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 17 television projects
    totaling $4,876,551 Cdn.

PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Secrets of Survival

Vigilance Productions Inc.

Martin Himel

Documentary Channel
Yukon Gold, Season 4 Klondike (4) Productions Inc.
David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Audrey Mehler
Larry Raskin

History Television
Cold Water Cowboys
Season 3
Cold Water (3)
Productions Inc.
David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Audrey Mehler
Cyril Butler

Discovery Channel
Tribal Police Files Kwassen Productions Inc. Patti Poskitt
Steve Sxwithul'txw

APTN
Mohawk Girls, Season 3 Rezolution Pictures
(Mohawk Girls) Inc.
Catherine Bainbridge
Ernest Webb
Christina Fon
Linda Ludwick
Tracey Deer
Cynthia Knight

APTN
The Bachelor Canada III Good Human
Productions Inc.

Claire Freeland
Sean De Vries
Keely Booth

W Network
Shiners H2L Productions Inc. Stacey Tenenbaum
Sergeo Kirby

Documentary Channel, Canal D
Sweet Daddy Siki Sweet Daddy
Productions Inc.

Jake Neiman
Jian Magen
Michael Girgis
Pageman Magen
Jeremy Shell

Documentary Channel
Tokyo Girls EyeSteel Film Inc. Daniel Cross
Mila Aung-Thwin
Bob Moore
Felix Matschke
Kyoko Miyake

Super Channel, ARTE,
BBC

You’re Soaking In It
Best Trip Ever Inc. Andrew S. Burnstein
Scott Harper

Documentary Channel

Frontier, Season 1 Frontier Season 1 (NC) Inc. Alex Patrick
Rob Blackie
Peter Blackie
John Vatcher

Discovery Channel

Conspiracy Project Screen Siren Pictures

Laura Michalchyshyn
Trish Dolman
Michael Ghent

Discovery Channel,
National Geographic US
Bitten, Season III She-Wolf Season 3
Productions Inc.
J.B. Sugar
John Barbisan
Patrick Bannister
John Morayniss
Tecca Crosby
Daegan Frycklind

Space

Orphan Black IV Orphan Black IV
Productions Limited
Ivan Schneeberg
David Fortier
John Fawcett
Graeme Manson
Claire Welland
Kerry Appleyard

Space, BBC America
Black Watch Yap Films Inc.

Elliott Halpern
Elizabeth Trojian
Robin Bicknell

History Channel
Jade Fever, Season 2

Jade 2 Productions Ltd. Gabriela Schonbach
Michael Chechik
David Gullason

Discovery Channel
At Any Cost: Reproductive Tourism & the Surrogacy
Boom

Soapbox Productions Inc. Nick Orchard

Documentary Channel

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types
of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary
Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an
equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different
types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Cable Network Fund is Wednesday, October 7, 2015.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2015 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding deci-
    sions from its Rogers Documentary Fund application deadline April 15, 2015.

    TORONTO, CANADA – June 3, 2015

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has awarded documentary grants to 17 documentary film proj-
    ects in English and French totalling $1,100,000.

PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Addiction

Bountiful Films Inc.

Maureen Palmer
Helen Slinger

CBC, Documentary Channel
Ce mal de vivre Lowik Media 2008 Inc.
Lucie Tremblay

Radio-Canada
Celtic Soul Markham Street Films Inc. & Loosehorse Ltd. Judy Holm
Michael McNamara
Aaron Hancox
Trisha Canning
Cormac Hargaden

Super Channel
En français S.V.P. Le Groupe Spotlight Inc. Ann Bernier
Fabien Melanson

TV5
Gift Intuitive Pictures Inc. Ina Fichman

Super Channel
Giraffes –
The Forgotten Giants
Forgotten Giants Inc.

Mark Johnston
Amanda Handy
Allison Reid

CBC
Le droit de savoir 9098-2158 Québec Inc./
Eureka Productions Inc.
France Choquette
Jean Roy

Radio-Canada, RDI
Mariages Forcés Macumba Films II Inc.

Raymonde Provencher

Télé-Québec, RDI
My Enemy, My Brother Fathom Film Group Ann Shin
Melanie Horkan
Hannah Donegan

Super Channel, Bravo

PTSD/Beyond Trauma
White Pine Pictures Inc. Peter Raymont
Patrick Reed

CBC

Saisir L’invisible Groupe ECP Inc. Jean-Yves de Banville

TV5

The End of the Line Josh Freed Productions II Inc.

Josh Freed
Janet Torge

Documentary Channel, Canal D
The Theatre of Life Triplex Films International Inc. Peter Svatek
Josette Gauthier

Super Channel

Tokyo Girls EyeSteel Film Inc. Daniel Cross
Mila Aung-Thwin
Bob Moore
Felix Matschke
Kyoko Miyake

Super Channel
Vieillir dans la nature Productions Planete
en rotation inc.

Ari A. Cohen

TV5, ARTE
Where the Universe Sings:
The Spiritual Journey
of Lawren Harris

LH Productions Inc. Peter Raymont
Nancy Lang

TVO, Documentary Channel
Wolverines: Phantoms
of the Northern Forest
Compass Media Inc. Jeff Turner
Andrew Manske

CBC

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of fund-
ing: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an equity investor in
Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different types of financing. Three dif-
ferent funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Documentary Fund is Wednesday, August 12, 2015.
Application deadlines for the Rogers Cable Network Fund are Wednesday, June 17 and October 7, 2015.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2015 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding deci-
    sions from its Rogers Cable Network Fund application deadline October 1, 2014.

    TORONTO, CANADA – November 20, 2014

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 16 television projects in
    totalling $4,812,613.

PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
1 in 100

Silence & Space
Productions Inc.

Chloe Sosa-Sims

Super Channel
7 Days in Hell Proper Television Inc.
Guy O’Sullivan
Allison Grace
Kip Spidell
Brett Rogers

History Channel
Al Purdy Was Here
f/k/a The Purdy Project
Purdy Pictures Inc. Ron Mann
Brian D. Johnson

Documentary Channel
Blackstone Cycle V Blackstone Cycle V Ltd. Ron E. Scott
Jesse Szymanski

APTN
Cold Water Cowboys,
Season 2
Cold Water (2)
Productions Inc.
David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Audrey Mehler
Susan McGrath

Discovery Canada
Escape or Die! Escape or Die Season 1 Inc.

Kyle Bornais
Les Tomlin
Scott R. Leary
Julie Chang
Chris Charney
Vallery Hyduk

OLN
Into the Inferno Matter of Fact Media Inc. Vanessa Dylyn
Andre Singer
Lucki Stipetic

Documentary Channel
Mom’s A Medium,
Season II
Medium Mom
Productions II Inc.
Louise Clark
Erin Haskett
Grant Greshuk
Krista Kelloway
Andrew Williamson

CMT
National Park Secrets
and Legends
Galafilm Productions Inc. Arnie Gelbart
Daniel Morin

Travel & Escape,
Destination America

Polar Bear Alley, Season 1

Polar Bear Films Inc. Merit Jensen Carr
Phil Farclough
Ed Hatton
Barry Lank

OLN

Sensitive Skin, Season 2 Rhombus Media Inc. Kim Cattrall
Don McKellar
Bob Martin
Niv Fichman
Sari Friedland
Kevin Krikst
Fraser Ash

Movie Central, TMN

SOS 2: Escape from Earth Smiley Guy Studios,
Farmhouse Productions
& Duopoly Canada

Catherine Tait
Kent Sobey
Jonas Diamond
Henry Normal

Hollywood Suite
Sunnyside, Season 1 2406664 Ontario Inc. &
6950249 Manitoba Inc.
Dan Redican
Gary Pearson
Anton Leo
Shane Corkery
Dan Bennett
Phyllis Laing
Rhonda Baker

FX Canada

Tempest Storm Burlesque Queen
Productions Inc.
Nimisha Mukerji
Danielle Colby
Kaitlyn Regehr
Patti Poskitt

Super Channel
The Gordon Pinsent
Documentary
Bridge Film Productions Inc. Brigitte Berman
Daniel Pellerin
Victor Solnicki

Super Channel,
Hollywood Suite
War Story: Afghanistan 52 Media Inc. David York
Barry Stevens
Bryn Hughes

History Television

 

The Rogers Group of Funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different
types of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers
Documentary Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable
Network Fund, an equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel.
Three different types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source — Rogers.

Application deadlines for the Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund for 2015 to be announced
in early January.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2015 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding deci-
    sions from its Rogers Documentary Fund application deadline August 6, 2014.

    TORONTO, CANADA – October 7, 2014

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has awarded documentary grants to 18 television projects in
    English and French totalling $1,111,342.

PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Baby Cold War Interfilm Productions Inc. Julia Ivanova
Boris Ivanov

Super Channel,
iChannel, Out TV
Bald Eagles:
Our Wild Neighbours
Parallax Film Productions Inc. Ian Herring
Maija Leivo

CBC,
Documentary Channel
Bollywood Star 2

Makan 1 Inc. Shaam Makan
Aviva Frenkel

Rogers Broadcasting Ltd.
Fractured Land Two Island Films Ltd.
Daniel Conrad
Charlotte Engel Mark
Achbar Damien Gillis
Fiona Rayher

Documentary
Channel, Explora, Knowledge
Network
From Topps to Bottom Samaritan Entertainment Lewin Webb
Patrick Cameron
Robert Wilson
Adam Rodness
Harvey Glazer
Stuart Stone

Super Channel
How to Prepare for Prison Border City Pictures Cornelia Principe
Matt Gallagher

TVO, iChannel
L’héritier Datsit Studios ONZE Inc. Bruno Dubé
Sylvie Tremblay

Télé-Québec, SRC,
Radio-Canada, RDI
La politique n’est pas
un jeu d’enfant
PVP Doc II Inc.

Vincent Leroux
Vic Pelletier

Télé-Québec
Last of the Blues-Devils EyeSteel (Blues)
Productions Inc.
Mila Aung-Thwin
Bob Moore

Documentary Channel,
Canal D
Les grands dérangés Toxa Productions Inc. Philippe Lamarre
Patrick Fauquembergue

Canal D
My Millennial Life Makin’ Movies Maureen Judge
Charlotte Engel

TVO, iChannel

Myth or Science 4:
In the Eye of the Storm

Infield Fly Productions Dugald Maudsley CBC

No Limits Real to Reel Productions Inc. Bill Spahic
Anne Pick

Documentary Channel,
SRC, RDI, Explora

Oh! Canada Les Films Outsiders Inc. Nathalie Bissonnette
Ginette Petit

SRC, Radio-Canada, RDI
Parents Inc. B-612 Médias Inc. Vincent Gourd
Frédérick Béland
Katherine David

Canal D

Vitamins and Me Merit Motion Pictures Inc. Merit Jensen Carr
Erna Buffie

CBC
VolteFace (1-5) Blimp Télé Inc. Marc St-Onge
Isabelle Vaillancourt

Explora
Why Young People
Don’t Vote
Triple Threat Films Inc. Ian Waddell
Kyle McCachen

CPAC

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types
of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary
Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an
equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different
types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source — Rogers.

Application deadlines for the Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund for 2015 to be
announced early January.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2014 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Robin C. Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2526

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding
    decisions from its Rogers Documentary Fund application deadline June 4, 2014.

    TORONTO, CANADA – August 7, 2014.

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 17 television projects
    totaling $5,264,406.

PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Restoration Garage 2 Productions Pixcom Inc. Jacquelin Bouchard
Sylvie Desrochers
Carole Dufour
Noicola Merola
Emmanuelle Wiecha

History Channel
Mohawk Ironworkers Mushkeg Productions Inc. George Hargrave
Paul Rickard
Margaret Horn

APTN
Against All Odds:
The 1948 RCAF Flyers

IF: Flyers Productions Inc. Dugald Maudsley

TSN
Bitten, Season II She-Wolf Season 2
Productions Inc.
J.B. Sugar
Margaret O’Brien
John Barbisan
Patrick Bannister
John Morayniss
Tecca Crosby
Daegan Fryklind

Bell Media Inc.
Yukon Gold, Season 3 Klondike (3) Productions Inc. David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Audrey Mehler
Trevor Hodgson
Megan Cameron
Larry Raskin

History Television
Ice Pilots, Season 6 Propheads VI
Productions Ltd.
Gabriela Schonbach
Michael Chechik
David Gullason

History Television
Jade City, Season 1 Jade Productions Ltd. Gabriela Schonbach
Michael Chechik
David Gullason

Discovery
The Hardy Boys Lark Productions Inc. /
Huntsman Productions Inc.

Louise Clark
Erin Haskett

Movie Central
Treasures Decoded II Pier 21 Films Laszlo Barna
Janice Tufford

History Television, Historia
War Story, Season III War Story III Productions Inc. David York
Barry Stevens
Bryn Hughes

History Television
Mohawk Girls, Season 2 Rezolution Pictures
(Mohawk Girls) Inc.
Catherine Bainbridge
Ernest Webb
Christina Fon
Linda Ludwick
Tracey Deer
Cynthia Knight

APTN
Storage Wars Canada
(Eps. 37-72)
SWC 2 Canada Inc. Guy O’Sullivan
Allison Grace
Geoff Siskind
Blair Ricard

OLN - Rogers
Broadcasting Ltd.
Gambling on Extinction Reel Extinction Inc. c/o
Real to Reel Productions Inc.
Anne Pick
Robert Tasso Putz
Tristan Chytroschek

Animal Planet, CTV W5,
Radio Canada
A Quiet Revolution John Walker Productions Ltd. John Walker
Ann Bernier

Documentary

March to the Pole MTTP (Muse) Inc. and
MTTP (Caps) Inc.
Michael Prupas
Betty Palik
Ben Wester
Jesse Prupas
Matthew Peat

History Television
Orphan Black III Orphan Black III
Productions Limited
Ivan Schneeberg
David Fortier
John Fawcett
Graeme Manson
Claire Welland
Kerry Appleyard

Space, BBC America

Illusions of Grandeur Peacock Alley Entertainment Carrie Mudd
Andy King

Rogers
Broadcasting Ltd.

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types
of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary
Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an
equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different
types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Cable Network Fund is Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2014 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information please contact:

Robin Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2555

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding decisions from its Rogers Documentary Fund application deadline April 9, 2014.
    TORONTO, CANADA – May 9, 2014.

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has awarded documentary grants to 17 documentary film projects
    in English and French totalling $1,001,750.

PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
Beauty and Ruin Subject Chaser Films &
Films a Cinq
Jeanette Loakman
Sally Blake
Super Channel, ARTE
France, AVRO Netherlands

Biblical Mysteries AP Mysteries Productions Ltd. Moses Znaimer
Felix Golubev
Simcha Jacobovici

Vision TV
Bigfoot Commandos/
Killing Bigfoot
Monster Hunters
Productions Inc.
Peter von Puttkamer,
Sheera von Puttkamer

OLN, Discovery,
Communications US
Désirs Clandestins Macumba Films II Inc. Raymonde Provencher

Radio-Canada, RDI
Iron Mike:
The Mike Keenan Story
Makela Productions Inc. David Smith
Orla Lawrie
Kelly Carney
Aaron Lam

Sportsnet
La ligne rouge 9223-3287 Quebec Inc. Michèle Rouleau
Geneviéve S.-Lévesque

Canal D, APTN
Le Paradoxe de la faim Lowik Media 2008 Inc. Lucie Tremblay

Radio-Canada
Let There Be Light Eye Steel Film Inc. Daniel Cross
Bob Moore

Documentary Channel
Maple Mayhem Laurus Productions Inc. Lori Braun
Hugh John Murray

CBC, Canal D
Migrant Dreams 2398117 Ontario Inc. Min Sook Lee
Lisa Valencia-Svensson
Rose Gutierrez

TVO, OMNI
Nous Autres, Les Autres Corporation de développement
et de production ACPAV inc.
Bernadette Payeur
Nicole Hubert

ARTV
Peace, Love,
Napalm and Whiskey
Vietnam Remembered
Films Inc.
Merit Jensen Carr
Andy Blicq

CBC, News Network,
Documentary Channel
Puffin Patrol Two Rock Productions Inc. Charlotte Engel
Rosemary House

CBC
The Antibiotic Hunters Dreamfilm Productions Ltd. Sue Ridout CBC, News Network,
Documentary Channel

The Purdy Project:
Framing a Canadian Icon
Purdy Pictures Inc. Ron Mann
Brian D. Johnson

Documentary Channel
Trapped in a Human Zoo PIX3 Films
(6732500 Canada Inc.)
Roch Brunette CBC, News Network,
Documentary Channel, TV5

Woman Unleashed Bountiful Films Inc. Maureen Palmer
Helen Slinger

CBC, News Network,
Documentary Channel

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Documentary Fund is Wednesday, August 6, 2014.
Application deadlines for the Rogers Cable Network Fund are Wednesday, June 4 and Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2014 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information please contact:

Robin Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2555

 

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  • Rogers Documentary Fund and Rogers Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding decisions from its Rogers Cable Network Fund application deadline October 2, 2013.
    TORONTO, CANADA – November 22, 2013.

    Rogers Documentary Fund and Rogers Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 11 television projects totalling $3,158,790.00.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
The Bachelor Canada Good Human Productions Inc. Claire Freeland
Sean De Vries

Rogers Biography Channel

Storage Wars Canada SWB Canada Inc. Guy O’Sullivan
Allison Grace
Geoff Siskind
Blair Ricard

OLN
Mom’s A Medium Talking Dead Productions I Inc.

Louise Clark
Erin Haskett
Grant Fraggalosch
Andrew Williamson

CMT
One Night Stand

ONS Productions Inc.

Margaret O’Brien
Loren Mawhinney
Dale Burshtein
Annie Sibonney

Discovery Channel

Edge of East

Edge of East Productions Inc./
Peep Media Inc.

Jessica Brown
Documentary Channel
CBC Maritimes
Biggest and Baddest -
Season 2

Wild Planet Productions Ltd. Sheera von Puttkamer
Peter von Puttkamer
Sandy Beck

Animal Planet
Truth or Dare Lone Eagle Entertainment Ltd. Michael Geddes
Sheldon Teicher
Mike Sheppard
Rachel Horvath

Superchannel
Chaos & Courage -
Season II
Sweetgrass & Sage Inc. Pati Olson
Tihemme Gagnon

APTN
Hip Hop Evolution Hip Hop Evolution Inc. Scot McFadyen
Sam Dunn
Nelson George
Darby Wheeler
Lana Mauro

TMN, Movie Central
Year of the Rat 0978603 B.C. Ltd. Ira Levy
Peter Williamson
Diane Boehme
Tom Cox
Angus Fraser
Malcolm Reeve
Sheila Reeve
Allan Krasnick
Don Enright
Shan Tam

OMNI / FX Canada
HBO Asia
Blind Spot Criollo Films Inc. Heather A. Marshall
Stefan Morel
Leslie Haller

Documentary Channel

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types
of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary
Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an
equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different
types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadlines for the Rogers Documentary Fund is Wednesday, April 9 and
Wednesday August 6, 2014.
Application deadlines for the Rogers Cable Network Fund are Wednesday, June 4, 2014 and
Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2014 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information please contact:

Robin Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2555

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding decisions from its Rogers Documentary Fund application deadline April 10, 2013.
    TORONTO, CANADA – May 22, 2013.

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has awarded documentary grants to 19 documentary film
    projects in English and French totalling $1,273,000.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER(S) BROADCASTERS
10 Trees That
Can Save The World
Tree Films Manitoba Inc. Merit Jensen Carr
Jeffrey McKay

Superchannel, TVO,
Knowledge Network,
iChannel

Bollywood Star Spinning Plates 1 Inc. Shaam Makan
Aviva Frenkel

Rogers - OMNI
Code Breakers A/P Codebreakers
Productions Ltd./Associated
Producers Ltd.

Simcha Jacobovici
Felix Golubev
Ric Esther Bienstock

Vision TV, Discovery
Science, Discovery
International (US)
For the Love of
Elephants 2

Make Believe
Productions Inc.

Lynn Booth

CBC, CBC News Network, Documentary Channel

Gordie Howe - Tougher
Than a Night in a
Detroit Jail

MC5 Entertainment Inc. Danny McNair
Don Young

Rogers Broadcasting Ltd.
Je Suis Là... Papa

Catbird Productions Inc. Katarina Soukup

TV5
Klondike: History of
the Gold Rush
Gold Rush Productions Inc. David Paperny
Cal Shumiatcher
Audrey Mehler
Karen Melvin

Rogers Biography Channel,
WNED/PBS
Le Commerce du Sexe Films du Rapide-Blanc Sylvie Van Brabant
Nicole Hubert

Télé-Québec
Le Dernier Combat Adobe Productions International Robbie Hart
Sergeo Kirby

Canal D, CBC
Legend of Magdelen Parafilms Gregory Gallagher
Victorine Sentilhes

CBC, Documentary Channel
Loto-Québec, cet ami
qui veut notre bien
Productions GFP (IV) Inc. Guy Villeneuve
Michel St-Cyr

Télé-Québec
Reasonable Doubt Markham Street Films Inc./
RD MSF Inc.
Michael McNamara
Judy Holm
Aaron Hancox

TVO, iChannel
Rescue Me Dreamfilm Productions Sue Ridout

CBC
Satan: The Documentary Fallen Angel Films Inc. Scott McFadyen
Sam Dunn

Movie Central, TMN,
MPIX, Encore
Sector Sarajevo Sector Productions Inc. David York
Barry Stevens

History Television
Songbird SOS Songbird SOS
Productions Inc.
Joanne Jackson
Su Rynard
Diane Woods
Sally Blake
Martin de la Fouchardiere

CBC, CBC News Network, Documentary Channel,
ARTE (France), PBS
The Concert Heard
Around The World
Capital C Ltd. Tony Chapman
Sara Marino
Michaela Foster Marsh

Rogers Broadcasting Ltd.
Trapped: The Lobster Industry

Ocean Entertainment
Limited
Johanna Eliot

CBC
Trek of the Titans Tell Tale Productions Inc. Edward Peill

CBC, CBC News Network, documentary

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of
funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary Fund,
Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an equity
investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different types of
financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Documentary Fund is Wednesday, August 7, 2013.
Application deadlines for the Rogers Cable Network Fund are Wednesday, June 5 and Wednesday,
October 2, 2013.

Guidelines and applications forms for 2013 can be obtained at http://www.rogersgroupoffunds.com

 

For further information please contact:

Robin Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2555

 

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  • Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding decisions from its Rogers Cable Network Fund application deadline.
    TORONTO, CANADA – September 10, 2012.

    Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments to 14 television projects totalling $4,708,505.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER BROADCASTER
Altman 136469 Canada Ltd.
c/o Sphinx Productions
Ron Mann
Bill Imperial

The Movie Network
Blackstone (Cycle III) Blackstone Productions Inc. Ron E. Scott
Jesse Szymanski
Damon Vignale

APTN
Bomb Hunters 2 Pixcom Productions Inc. Jacquelin Bouchard
Carole Dufour
Silvie Desrochers
Nicola Merola

History Television
Call Me Fitz (Season IV) 8175730 Canada Inc. Sheri Elwood
Margaret O’Brien
Teza Lawrence
Michael Souther
David MacLeod
John Morayniss
Michael Rosenberg

Movie Central
TMN
Close Encounters Newroad Media Inc. Mario Miazga
Ann Marie Redmond
Tiffany Martindale

Discovery Channel
March to the Top March to the Top Productions
(Muse) Inc.
Ben Webster
Jesse Prupas
Betty Palik

documentary
CBC
Museum Secrets (Season III) Museum Media Season III Inc. Robert Lang
Marianne Kushmaniuk
Tara Jan

History Television
Historia
UKTV
Orphan Black Orphan Black
Productions Limited
Ivan Schneeberg
David Fortier
John Fawcett
Graeme Manson

Space
BBC America
Shred It YAP Shred Productions Inc. Elliot Halpern
Elizabeth Trojian
Catherine Legge

Discovery Channel
The Liquidator (Season II) The Liquidator II
Productions Inc.
Margaret Mardirossian
Helen Schmidt
Karen Redford
Blake Maddox

OLN
The Shaw Festival Forevergreen Television & Film
Productions Inc.
Alan Aylward
Jeremy Major

Biography Channel
WNED (US)
Treasures Decoded Treasures Investigations Inc. Laszlo Barna
Janice Tufford

History Television
Historia
When Jews Were Funny Funny Jews Inc. Jesse Ikeman
Jeff Glickman
Perry Rosemond

Super Channel
Yukon Gold Klondike Productions Inc. David Paperny
Audrey Mehler
Cal Schumiatcher
Trevor Hodgson

History Television

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of fund- ing: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Cable Network Fund is Wednesday, October 17, 2012.

 

For further information please contact:

Robin Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2555

 

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  • Rogers Documentary Fund Board of Directors announces its latest funding decisions
    TORONTO, CANADA – June 11, 2012.

    Following the April 18, 2012 application deadline Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has awarded documentary grants to 17 documentary film projects in english and French totaling $1,100,000.
PROJECT

COMPANY PRODUCER BROADCASTER
Altman Sphinx Productions Ron Mann
Bill Imperial

The Movie Network
Ariel Parabola Films Sarah Spring
Laura Bari

documentary
Nuevo Mundo
Curse of the Axe YAP Huron Productions Inc. Elliot Halpern
Elizabeth Trojian
Robin Bicknell

History Television
Edward Burtynsky: Water Sixth Wave Productions Inc. Daniel Iron
Nicholas de Pencier

The Movie Network
Movie Central
Following Four Wise Men Inigo Athenaeum
Enterprise Inc.
Richard Hanet
Alison Rose

Vision TV
Grasslands Grasslands Productions Inc. Mark Bradley
Ian Toews

SCN
Oasis HD
Ground to Ground Productions InformAction inc. Nathalie Barton
Ravida Din (NFB)

documentary
Jeux d’avenir Echo Média Productions inc. Luc Châtelain
Stéphanie Pages
Luce Roy

Canal D
Le corps ne ment pas Productions InformAction inc. Nathalie Barton
Ian Oliveri

Télé-Québec
Le Déluge qui venait du froid Productions Nova Média inc. Yves Lafontaine
Paul Saadoun

Canal D
Les 18 fugitives Intuitive Pictures inc. Ina Fichman SRC
RDI

Les femmes du Meghalaya Les productions ISCA inc. Carole Poliquin
Isaac Isitan

TV5
Not Criminally Responsible NCR Productions Ltd. Silva Basmajian (NFB)
John Kastner
Deborah Parks

CBC
documentary
Paws for Autism November Productions Inc. Arnie Zipursky
Chris Sandy

Animal Planet
Québécoisie Les productions ISCA inc. Carole Poliquin
Isaac Isitan

SRC
The Shaw Festival Forevergreen Television & Film
Productions Inc.
Alan Aylward
Jeremy Major

Biography Channel
WNED (US)
When Jews Were Funny Funny Jews Inc. Jesse Ikeman
Jeff Glickman

Super Channel

 

The Rogers group of funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of funding: Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers; Rogers Documentary Fund, Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund, an equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel. Three different types of financing. Three different funds. All from one source – Rogers.

Application deadline for the Rogers Documentary Fund is Wednesday, August 8, 2012.
Application deadlines for the Rogers Cable Network Fund are Friday, June 15 and Wednesday, October 17, 2012.

 

For further information please contact:

Robin Mirsky
Executive Director, Rogers Group of Funds
robin.mirsky-daniels@rci.rogers.com
416 935 2555

 

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