Funding secured for the Being Black in Canada program to continue until 2022
"Today, the Fabienne Colas Foundation announced new support for the Being Black in Canada program from presenting sponsor Netflix, in collaboration with National Bank, and the support of Canada Media Fund.
As a result of this cross-industry partnership, the 2020 program will expand to include 20 new participants from Montreal, Toronto and Halifax. Over the following two years, the program will further expand to include Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver and support a total of 70 new filmmakers and 55 alumni in 2021 and 2022."
"Black artists represent the most marginalized and underserved group in the Canadian arts community. [...] This [partnership] marks a concrete step towards greater inclusion of diversity in the Canadian Film Industry." - Fabienne Colas, President and CEO of the Fabienne Colas Foundation
Read the full press release to find out more.