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Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund Announces Support for 30 New Canadian Film Projects

– Highlights include Three Day Road and Through Black Spruce, based on novels by Joseph Boyden; Goalie, the story of legendary hockey player Terry Sawchuk; and Canada, based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford –

TORONTO (March 3, 2016) – Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund announced today its support for 30 new Canadian film projects in all stages of development from story optioning and polish and packaging, to first and second drafts. Among the supported projects are: Don McKellar’s The Last Letter From Your Lover; What Waits For Them in the Darkness from Stephen Dunn, director of Closet Monster, winner of Best Canadian Feature Film at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival; Three Day Road and Through Black Spruce, based on the award-winning novels by acclaimed Canadian author Joseph Boyden; Adriana Maggs’ Goalie, about NHL Hall of Famer Terry Sawchuk; and Canada, based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Ford.

“Some of the brightest and best filmmakers continue to come out of Canada, and we’re proud to play a role in bringing their vision to life,” said John Galway, President, English-Language Program, The Harold Greenberg Fund. “With names like Don McKellar, Stephen Dunn, Léa Pool, and Mina Shum attached, this latest round of projects is sure to leave its mark.”

Supported projects include:

Story Option – First Option

All My Puny Sorrows
Mulmur Feed Co.
Screenwriter: Michael McGowan

Three Day Road
Northwood Media Inc.
Screenwriter: Jason Buxton

Story Option – Option Renewal

419
Sarrazin Productions Inc.
Screenwriter: Suzette Couture

Polish and Packaging

Out Late
Palomar
Screenwriters: Thomas Michael, Paolo Mancini
Director: Léa Pool

The Last Letter From Your Lover
The Film Farm Inc.
Screenwriter: Esta Spalding
Director: Don McKellar

Ripple’s Effect
Neophyte Productions Inc.
Screenwriters: Jeremy LaLonde, Ryan DeGama
Director: Jeremy LaLonde

Road Through Kandahar
Go Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Ariel Nasr
Director: Ariel Nasr

Indian Horse
Screen Siren Pictures
Screenwriter: Dennis Foon
Director: Stephen Campanelli
Halloween Party
Northeast Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Jay Dahl
Director: Jay Dahl

Meditation Park
Thoughts From the Asylum LTD.
Screenwriter: Mina Shum
Director: Mina Shum

Paper Year
First Generation Films
Screenwriter: Rebecca Addelman
Director: Rebecca Addelman

Swan Dive
Awesomology
Screenwriter: Sara St. Onge
Director: Sara St. Onge

Venus
Compass Productions Inc
Screenwriter: Eisha Marjara
Director: Eisha Marjara

Trench 11
Carousel Pictures Inc.
Screenwriter: Leo Scherman
Director: Leo Scherman

Midnight at the Paradise
Industry Pictures Inc.
Screenwriter: Bill Robertson
Director: Bill Robertson

Goalie
Foundry Films Inc.
Screenwriters: Jane Maggs, Adriana Maggs
Director: Adriana Maggs

Sorry For Your Loss
Middle Child Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Collin Friesen
Director: Collin Friesen

First to Second Draft

The Hockey Skates
Amberwood Productions Services Inc.
Screenwriter: Kris Pearn

Through Black Spruce
Buffalo Gal Pictures Development Inc.
Screenwriter: Barbara Samuels

Night Raiders
Uno Bravo Inc.
Screenwriter: Danis Goulet

Pandora
A71 Productions Inc.
Screenwriters: Randall Thorne, Wendy “Motion” Brathwaite

Aquarica
Item 7 Inc.
Screenwriter: Martin Villeneuve

Old Punker
Darius Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Terrance Odette

The Stuntman
Cardinal Film Inc.
Screenwriter: Michael Dowse

The Defection
Lumina Pictures Inc.
Screenwriter: David Weaver

Canada
Seventh Son Productions Inc.
Screenwriter: Jason Sherman

The Season is Turquoise
Couzin Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Sabah Haider

How to Disappear Completely
Nick Citton
Screenwriter: Nick Citton

What Waits For Them In The Darkness
Rhombus Media Inc.
Screenwriter: Stephen Dunn

The Long Distance Thing
Banner House Productions Inc.
Screenwriter: Pat Kiely

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About The Harold Greenberg Fund:
The English-Language Program of the Harold Greenberg Fund, with contributions from The Movie Network, provides reimbursable financial assistance for the development and production of feature films, as well as sponsoring industry workshops, training programs, festivals, special events, and awards. Since its inception in 1986, the English and French-Language Programs of the Fund have supported nearly 4,000 projects and initiatives, for an investment of over $85 million to date in the Canadian film and television industry. It is proud to support the vision and works of Canadian storytellers.

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Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund Announces Support for 30 New Canadian Film Projects

– Highlights include Three Day Road and Through Black Spruce, based on novels by Joseph Boyden; Goalie, the story of legendary hockey player Terry Sawchuk; and Canada, based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford –

TORONTO (March 3, 2016) – Bell Media’s Harold Greenberg Fund announced today its support for 30 new Canadian film projects in all stages of development from story optioning and polish and packaging, to first and second drafts. Among the supported projects are: Don McKellar’s The Last Letter From Your Lover; What Waits For Them in the Darkness from Stephen Dunn, director of Closet Monster, winner of Best Canadian Feature Film at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival; Three Day Road and Through Black Spruce, based on the award-winning novels by acclaimed Canadian author Joseph Boyden; Adriana Maggs’ Goalie, about NHL Hall of Famer Terry Sawchuk; and Canada, based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Ford.

“Some of the brightest and best filmmakers continue to come out of Canada, and we’re proud to play a role in bringing their vision to life,” said John Galway, President, English-Language Program, The Harold Greenberg Fund. “With names like Don McKellar, Stephen Dunn, Léa Pool, and Mina Shum attached, this latest round of projects is sure to leave its mark.”

Supported projects include:

Story Option – First Option

All My Puny Sorrows
Mulmur Feed Co.
Screenwriter: Michael McGowan

Three Day Road
Northwood Media Inc.
Screenwriter: Jason Buxton

Story Option – Option Renewal

419
Sarrazin Productions Inc.
Screenwriter: Suzette Couture

Polish and Packaging

Out Late
Palomar
Screenwriters: Thomas Michael, Paolo Mancini
Director: Léa Pool

The Last Letter From Your Lover
The Film Farm Inc.
Screenwriter: Esta Spalding
Director: Don McKellar

Ripple’s Effect
Neophyte Productions Inc.
Screenwriters: Jeremy LaLonde, Ryan DeGama
Director: Jeremy LaLonde

Road Through Kandahar
Go Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Ariel Nasr
Director: Ariel Nasr

Indian Horse
Screen Siren Pictures
Screenwriter: Dennis Foon
Director: Stephen Campanelli
Halloween Party
Northeast Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Jay Dahl
Director: Jay Dahl

Meditation Park
Thoughts From the Asylum LTD.
Screenwriter: Mina Shum
Director: Mina Shum

Paper Year
First Generation Films
Screenwriter: Rebecca Addelman
Director: Rebecca Addelman

Swan Dive
Awesomology
Screenwriter: Sara St. Onge
Director: Sara St. Onge

Venus
Compass Productions Inc
Screenwriter: Eisha Marjara
Director: Eisha Marjara

Trench 11
Carousel Pictures Inc.
Screenwriter: Leo Scherman
Director: Leo Scherman

Midnight at the Paradise
Industry Pictures Inc.
Screenwriter: Bill Robertson
Director: Bill Robertson

Goalie
Foundry Films Inc.
Screenwriters: Jane Maggs, Adriana Maggs
Director: Adriana Maggs

Sorry For Your Loss
Middle Child Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Collin Friesen
Director: Collin Friesen

First to Second Draft

The Hockey Skates
Amberwood Productions Services Inc.
Screenwriter: Kris Pearn

Through Black Spruce
Buffalo Gal Pictures Development Inc.
Screenwriter: Barbara Samuels

Night Raiders
Uno Bravo Inc.
Screenwriter: Danis Goulet

Pandora
A71 Productions Inc.
Screenwriters: Randall Thorne, Wendy “Motion” Brathwaite

Aquarica
Item 7 Inc.
Screenwriter: Martin Villeneuve

Old Punker
Darius Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Terrance Odette

The Stuntman
Cardinal Film Inc.
Screenwriter: Michael Dowse

The Defection
Lumina Pictures Inc.
Screenwriter: David Weaver

Canada
Seventh Son Productions Inc.
Screenwriter: Jason Sherman

The Season is Turquoise
Couzin Films Inc.
Screenwriter: Sabah Haider

How to Disappear Completely
Nick Citton
Screenwriter: Nick Citton

What Waits For Them In The Darkness
Rhombus Media Inc.
Screenwriter: Stephen Dunn

The Long Distance Thing
Banner House Productions Inc.
Screenwriter: Pat Kiely

– HGF –

For more information

Scott Campbell

scott.campbell@bellmedia.ca

About The Harold Greenberg Fund:
The English-Language Program of the Harold Greenberg Fund, with contributions from The Movie Network, provides reimbursable financial assistance for the development and production of feature films, as well as sponsoring industry workshops, training programs, festivals, special events, and awards. Since its inception in 1986, the English and French-Language Programs of the Fund have supported nearly 4,000 projects and initiatives, for an investment of over $85 million to date in the Canadian film and television industry. It is proud to support the vision and works of Canadian storytellers.

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