September 3, 2002

Cogeco Program Development Fund Announces Investment Decisions for July 2002 Projects

The Cogeco Fund announced its funding decisions made August 21, 2002.

Projects Receiving Development Loans:

PROJECT PRODUCTION COMPANY BROADCASTER

Alone: The Manon Rheaume Story

Les Productions Colin Neale with Voice Pictures Development Corp.

CTV

Au nom de la loi Productions Pixcom
Groupe TVA
Chameleon: The Lives of Dorothy Proctor Les Productions Télé - Action Inc.
CTV
Convictions
Whizbang Films Inc.
CTV
Corridor 31 Go Films
SRC
Damage Control Barna Alper Productions Inc.
CTV
Dans une galaxie près de chez vous Zone 3
VRAK TV
Delilah and Julius Collideascope Digital Productions.
Teletoon
Farzle’s World My Dog Entertainment Treehouse
Johnny Canuck Shaftesbury Films Inc. CBC
Julie Papineau Productions Vidéofilms Télé-Québec
La légende de Louis Cyr Spère Média SRC
L’école du bonheur Max Films Télévision Télé-Québec
Living in a Fishbowl Whizbang Films Inc. CBC
Musée Éden Productions Sovimage SRC
Nos étés Duo Productions Groupe TVA
October 7, 1944, Coming of age in the Auschwitz Underground Devine Entertainment Corp. Global
Sexual Anthropology Cirrus Productions Inc. Showcase
Temps durs Cirrus Productions Inc. SRC
The Chameleon: The Andy Seidemann Story Minds Eye Development Inc. A-Channel
The Katy Klein Mysteries Spiderweb Pictures Inc. W
Trudeau II Big Motion Pictures Ltd. SRC
Vice caché Match TV
Groupe TVA


Projects Receiving Equity Investment:

PROJECT PRODUCTION COMPANY BROADCASTER
Burn
Tapestry Pictures & Alberta Filmworks
CTV, TQS
Lie With Me
Sarrazin Couture Entertainment
CTV, TQS
Sleep Murder
Big Motion Pictures Ltd & Shatesbury Films Inc.
CTV


The COGECO Program Development Fund is the only private fund in Canada dedicated to the development of dramatic television series, MOW's and mini-series as well as the production of MOW's, mini-series and pilots.

Deadlines for application are February 1, April 1, July 15 and October 15 for the television development and production financing programs, and July 1 only for the Theatrical Feature Film Development Program. The Cogeco Fund is administered by the Independent Production Fund.

2002 marks the 10th anniversary of the Cogeco Program Development Fund!


For further information:
Andra Sheffer, Executive Director

info@ipf.ca

T: 416-977-8966
F: 416-977-0694

Claire Dion. Associate Director

fipinfo@ipf.ca

T: 514-737-9969
F: 514-737-9008