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Foggy future for Canadian music videos: MuchFact funding up in the air

Foggy future for Canadian music videos: MuchFact funding up in the air

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Bell Media has wiggled out of a CRTC requirement to fund program, but hasn't cancelled it — yet
By Haydn Watters, CBC News (FULL ARTICLE)

Bell Media is no longer required to contribute to MuchFact, a small but mighty music program which shells out about $2 million for Canadian music videos every year. The program was started in 1984 (then known as VideoFact) and has handed out more than $100 million for around 9,000 projects by Canadian musicians, who apply for funding. Bell Media confirms it asked for the requirement to be axed. The CRTC also ruled the telecom was no longer required to contribute to BravoFact, which funds short-form scripted projects.

Canadian Artists who received funding: