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The Saver
Photo by Susan Moss

Script Development Program

Launched in 1986, the Script Development Program, supported by annual contributions from The Movie Network, provides financing for Canadian feature films at various stages of development. The program supports projects from regions across the country in a range of genre, filmmaker experience, budget and subject matter.

82 Projects Funded

within the English-language Program in 2014-2015

The Saver
Photo by Susan Moss

Script
Development
Program

Launched in 1986, the Script Development Program, supported by annual contributions from The Movie Network, provides financing for Canadian feature films at various stages of development. The program supports projects from regions across the country in a range of genre, filmmaker experience, budget and subject matter.

The Lockpicker
Photo by Dustin Rabin
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Equity
Investment
Program

Launched in 1992, the Equity Investment Program, supported by contributions from Bell Media, provides financing for the production of Canadian feature films. The program supports from projects from regions across the country in a range of genre, filmmaker experience, budget and subject matter.

The Lockpicker
Photo by Dustin Rabin
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Equity Investment Program

Launched in 1992, the Equity Investment Program, supported by contributions from Bell Media, provides financing for the production of Canadian feature films. The program supports from projects from regions across the country in a range of genre, filmmaker experience, budget and subject matter.

The Saver
The Breadwinner
The Lockpicker
The Other Half
The Waiting Room
Two Lovers and a Bear
The Steps
HGF Shorts-to-Features Program

Shorts-to-
Feature
Program

This program is designed to greenlight the production of short films from emerging Canadian filmmakers to be used as a calling card for their first feature film. Three prizes of $32,000 were awarded, consisting of a recoupable grant from The Harold Greenberg Fund and broadcast license fees from Bell Media. Projects supported this year include Blacktail, The Cameraman and The Smoke.

HGF Shorts-to-Features Program

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Shorts-to-Feature Program

This program is designed to greenlight the production of short films from emerging Canadian filmmakers to be used as a calling card for their first feature film. Three prizes of $32,000 were awarded, consisting of a recoupable grant from The Harold Greenberg Fund and broadcast license fees from Bell Media. Projects supported this year include Blacktail, The Cameraman and The Smoke.

Director’s Guild Awards 2014
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Industry
Initiatives
Program

The Harold Greenberg Fund (Fund) has been a long-standing supporter of industry training, development and Canadian film promotions. The programs we sponsor span from coast to coast and range from emerging filmmaker training to established project development.

Director’s Guild Awards 2014
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Industry Initiatives Program

The Harold Greenberg Fund (Fund) has been a long-standing supporter of industry training, development and Canadian film promotions. The programs we sponsor span from coast to coast and range from emerging filmmaker training to established project development.

In 2014/2015, the Fund supported 15 projects through the Industry Initiatives Program, investing $196,000 in the Canadian film industry.
Through these industry initiatives, we supported three short films and 15 feature film development initiatives. In addition to below, the Harold Greenberg Fund is proud to have sponsored the following industry events this year honouring excellence in the Canadian film and television industries: Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards, Toronto Film Critics Association Awards, PEI Screenwriters Screenwriter’s Bootcamp.
Crazy8's 2015
Reel Canada 2015
Canadian Screen Awards 2015
HGF Shorts-to-Features Program
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival 2014 – Industry Series And Screenwriting Workshop
Canadian Film Fest 2015
Director’s Guild Awards 2014
imagineNATIVE Film Festival 2014
Available Light Film Festival 2015
Planet in Focus Film Festival + Green Screen Award 2014
Toronto Screenwriting Conference 2015
PEI Screenwriter’s Bootcamp 2015
Praxis Centre for Screenwriters 2015
Toronto International Film Festival 2015 –Studio Program
Whistler Film Festival 2015

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