From a media release:
Super Channel, Canadaâ€™s only national English pay-television network, is pleased to announce that submissions are now being accepted for the next round of funding through theÂ Super Channel Development Fund.
Less than a year after its launch, the new development fund is an unqualified success. Since its November, 2013 start date, the Super Channel Development Fund has invested $1.5 million in 54 Canadian feature films, documentaries and TV series. To date, the selection process has involved 179 applications from coast to coast and three separate funding deadlines, each of which took an average of just six weeks to complete.
â€œWe are frankly delighted to have supported such a diverse range of new and exciting film and television projects from all across Canada,â€ said Melissa Kajpust, Head of Creative Development for Super Channel. â€œWe look forward to supporting many more and canâ€™t wait to see what this next round of development funding brings.â€
Super Channelâ€™s next funding deadline isÂ October 10, 2014, followed by a spring deadline ofMarch 27, 2015. For more information on criteria, eligibility and the selection process, please go to:Â http://superchannel.ca/producers.
In addition to Melissa Kajpust, the development team at Super Channel includes Julie Di Cresce, Director of Canadian Programming, Maureen Levitt, Creative Development Executive, Western Canada and the Territories, Richard Paradis, Creative Development Representative, Quebec, Carole Henson, National Liaison, in Edmonton and Development Assistant, Jane Clarke.