Rogers Cable Network Fund Backs 19 TV Projects


Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund has confirmed equity investments for 19 TV projects totaling C$4.7 million ($3.5 million).

Among the titles that received equity investments are Saving the Greatest Horse Ever Designed (from Infield Fly Productions for Documentary Channel), Meat the Future (Meat the Future for Documentary Channel), You Are Here: A 9/12 Story (M.D.F. Productions for The Movie Network), Drive (Sunday Night Entertainment for Documentary Channel), D-Day 75 (Yap Films for History Television) and Paranormal 911 (Bristow Global Media for Blue Ant Media, T&E). This round of funding resulted from the June 20 application deadline.

The Rogers Group of Funds offers support to Canadian independent producers with three different types of funding. Rogers Telefund offers loans to Canadian independent producers, while Rogers Documentary Fund is Canada’s premier source of funding for documentary films and Rogers Cable Network Fund is an equity investor in Canadian programs with a first play on a Canadian cable channel.