Quebecor Fund: announcement of the beneficiaries of the television production and export assistance program
The second seasons of Classified Secret, Lac-Noir and A Criminal Affair will receive support from the Quebecor Fund.
The company announced on Tuesday the names of Canadian producers who will receive financial investment as part of the 45th round of funding for its “Television Production Assistance Program”. For this round, the Quebecor Fund will make an overall contribution of more than $2.1 million.
Of this amount, $621,568 will go to three projects for the “support for the creation of intellectual property and $1.5 million will be allocated to the “support for the production of intellectual properties intended for international markets” component, in partnership with the Canada Media Fund (CMF), which will add $406,667 to this kitty.
In all, ten fiction series projects and one documentary series project that were selected will share the investment from the Quebecor Fund.
The second seasons of Bête noire (Encore Television), L'Air d'aller (Urbania TV) and La Confrérie (ComediHa!), as well as the third of Portrait-Robot (ALSO) will receive support from the Quebecor Fund in partnership with the CMF. The same goes for Club illico's new series Surprising Detective (V10 Media), for which filming will begin soon.
The new series Temps de chien (A Média), starring François Bellefeuille and Émilie Bibeau, and the second season of the series Les Cavaliers (Trio Orange) will also count on the support of the Quebecor Fund.
The documentary series Le Colosse (Productions J), which focuses on the Plamondon affair and nearly 30 years of legal meanderings, conspiracies, false testimony and falsification of evidence, will be able, also count on the support of the Quebecor Fund in partnership with the CMF.