Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund Announces Script Development Support for 17 Canadian Film Projects

— February 1st, 2018

TORONTO (February 1, 2018) – As the Canadian film and television community gathers for the Canada Media Production Association’s annual Prime Time in Ottawa conference, Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund announced today its support for 17 Canadian film projects through the Fund’s Script Development Program. The slate includes films in all stages of script development, from story optioning and first and second drafts, to third drafts, and polish and packaging. Highlights include: My Salinger Year from Oscar®-nominated director Philippe Falardeau (Monsieur Lazhar); How Black Mothers Say I Love You, from director Clement Virgo and based on the play by Trey Anthony (Da Kink In My Hair); Cam Baby, from director Nathan Morlando (Mean Dreams) and based on the play by Jessica Moss; and Come Home Year, the latest screenplay from Mary Walsh. Supported projects – Script Development Program Polish and Packaging Rebirth 8:37 Stone Cold Productions Lte. (Hank White, Joe Leclair) The Last Six Kiss Dust Productions Inc. (Sara McIntyre) The Beekeepers Daughter Reality Distortion Field Inc. (Pat Holden) Kicking Blood New Real Films Inc. (Blaine Thurier) My Salinger Year Microscope Inc. (Philippe Falardeau) Stay Violator Films Inc. (Elle-Maija Tailfeathers, Kathleen Hepburn) The Day Between Fluent Films Inc. (Aisling Chin-Yee) Colour Me Jane WestWind Pictures Ltd. (Elisa McRae) Second to Third Draft Come Home Year Media Connections Film Inc. (Mary Walsh) The Fallers Jamie Manning (Daccia Bloomfield) Bad Seeds Goodbye Productions Inc. (Jason Filiatrault) Down Low Viddywell Films Inc. (Kaveh Mohebbi) First to Second Draft Remind Me Working Breed Productions Inc. (Andrew Rai Berzins) How Black Mothers Say I Love You Conquering Lion Pictures Inc. (Trey Anthony, Carys Lewis) Paper Noises 9699961 Canada Inc. (Michel Moon) Spanish Fly Darius Films Inc. (Will Ferguson) Story Optioning Cam Baby Euclid 431 Pictures Inc. (Jessica Moss, Nathan Morlando)

About The Harold Greenberg Fund:
The English-Language Program of the Harold Greenberg Fund, with contributions from Bell Media and The Movie Network, provides reimbursable financial assistance for the development and production of feature films, as well as sponsoring industry workshops, training programs, festivals, special events, and awards. Since its inception in 1986, the French and English Programs of the Fund have supported nearly 4,500 projects and initiatives, for an investment of over $100 million to date in the Canadian film and television industry. It is proud to support the vision and works of Canadian storytellers.


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