From Bill Brioux of Broix.tv:
Link: CMF waves funding flag for Canadian television
Many politicians say they don’t have time to watch TV. They do, however, through various funding agencies, help to pay for it.
One of the top agencies, The Canada Media Fund, brought TV stars and politicians together earlier this month in a talent showcase held directly across from Parliament Hill. Gathered inside the beautifully restored Sir John A. Macdonald building – once, fittingly, a bank – were the stars, producers and others associated with some of Canada’s most popular and exportable TV shows: Murdoch Mysteries, Vikings, Kim’s Convenience, Frontier and Private Eyes, to name a few. Several French-language as well as digital production were also showcased. Continue reading.