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Bell Media’s MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for August 6 Music Committee

– More than $494,810 awarded to 18 recipients –

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TORONTO (August 7, 2015) – Bell Media’s MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 18 fund recipients from the August 6, 2015 music committee meeting. With more than 242 applications considered, a total of $494,810 was awarded to Canadian musicians in the following categories: Music Content Package, Music Videos, Online Music Video/Project, and Digital Tools.

MuchFACT continues to support artists and their music through funding creative content which can be used across television and online platforms. Most recently, two MuchFACT success stories emerged from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival: Amos LeBlanc received the Young Director Award for his work on Thugli’s “Run This”, and Chandler Levack and Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux were honoured at the Saatchi & Saatchi New Director Showcase for PUP’s “Guilt Trip”.

MuchFACT fund recipients from the August 6, 2015 music committee meeting are as follows:

 

MUSIC CONTENT PACKAGE

Grimes – “F.W.B”

Jazz Cartier – “Red Alert” and “100 Roses”

Majid Jordan ft. Drake – “My Love”

 

MUSIC VIDEOS

Half Moon Run – “Turn Your Love”

John River – “The Storm”

Purity Ring – “Heartsigh”

Rainer + Grimm – “Talk to Me”

Raz Fresco ft. Tre Mission – “Swervin in Bape”

Shawn Hook – “Relapse”

The Glorious Sons – “The Contender”

Tyler Shaw – “Dizzy”

Young Empires – “Uncover Your Eyes”

Yukon Blonde – “Como”

Zeds Dead – “Luv Ya Like Gangsta”

 

ONLINE MUSIC VIDEO / PACKAGE

Braids – “Warm Like Summer”

Bravestation – “Actors”

Once a Tree – “Hide”

 

DIGITAL TOOLS

Tennyson – “Like What”

 

Bell Media’s MuchFACT has helped to launch the careers of some of Canada’s best and brightest artists, including A Tribe Called Red, Arcade Fire, Arkells, Barenaked Ladies, Carly Rae Jepsen, Celine Dion, Down With Webster, Dragonette, Feist, Grimes, k.d. lang, Keys N Krates, k-os, Majiid Jordan, Matt Mays, Metric, Mother Mother, Nelly Furtado, Sam Roberts, Serena Ryder, The Tragically Hip, and many more. MuchFACT has also had a great impact on developing Canadian directors, many of whom have gone on to direct award-winning music videos, as well as feature films and documentaries.

The next deadline for submitting MuchFACT applications is Sept. 10, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Applications can be submitted at www.muchfact.ca.

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With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s #1 television network; 35 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada’s most-watched specialty channels in English and French; and four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran. Bell Media is also Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out of Home, one of Canada’s most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 10,500 advertising faces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; delivers TV Everywhere with premium subscription on-demand streaming service CraveTV, as well as its innovative GO video streaming services including CTV GO, TMN GO, and TSN GO; holds an equity stake in digital startup Hubub; is partners in Cirque du Soleil Media, a joint venture with Cirque du Soleil; and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.

 

About MuchFACT:

MuchFACT supports the Canadian music community through funding and promotion of music videos and related music content for all media platforms. MuchFact is exclusively funded by Much & M3, divisions of Bell Media Inc. MuchFACT has helped to launch the careers of many of Canada’s most prominent musicians including Carly Rae Jepsen, Celine Dion, Dragonette, Matt Mays, Serena Ryder, The Tragically Hip, Arcade Fire, K-OS, Feist, Shad, Nelly Furtado, Sam Roberts, Metric, k.d. lang, and the Barenaked Ladies. MuchFACT has also had a great impact on developing Canadian directors, many of whom have gone on to direct award-winning music videos, as well as feature films and documentaries. Since 1984, MuchFACT has awarded over 69 million dollars, and funded more than 7,100 projects.

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Bell Media’s MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for August 6 Music Committee

– More than $494,810 awarded to 18 recipients –

To tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1KVFtWY

TORONTO (August 7, 2015) – Bell Media’s MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 18 fund recipients from the August 6, 2015 music committee meeting. With more than 242 applications considered, a total of $494,810 was awarded to Canadian musicians in the following categories: Music Content Package, Music Videos, Online Music Video/Project, and Digital Tools.

MuchFACT continues to support artists and their music through funding creative content which can be used across television and online platforms. Most recently, two MuchFACT success stories emerged from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival: Amos LeBlanc received the Young Director Award for his work on Thugli’s “Run This”, and Chandler Levack and Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux were honoured at the Saatchi & Saatchi New Director Showcase for PUP’s “Guilt Trip”.

MuchFACT fund recipients from the August 6, 2015 music committee meeting are as follows:

 

MUSIC CONTENT PACKAGE

Grimes – “F.W.B”

Jazz Cartier – “Red Alert” and “100 Roses”

Majid Jordan ft. Drake – “My Love”

 

MUSIC VIDEOS

Half Moon Run – “Turn Your Love”

John River – “The Storm”

Purity Ring – “Heartsigh”

Rainer + Grimm – “Talk to Me”

Raz Fresco ft. Tre Mission – “Swervin in Bape”

Shawn Hook – “Relapse”

The Glorious Sons – “The Contender”

Tyler Shaw – “Dizzy”

Young Empires – “Uncover Your Eyes”

Yukon Blonde – “Como”

Zeds Dead – “Luv Ya Like Gangsta”

 

ONLINE MUSIC VIDEO / PACKAGE

Braids – “Warm Like Summer”

Bravestation – “Actors”

Once a Tree – “Hide”

 

DIGITAL TOOLS

Tennyson – “Like What”

 

Bell Media’s MuchFACT has helped to launch the careers of some of Canada’s best and brightest artists, including A Tribe Called Red, Arcade Fire, Arkells, Barenaked Ladies, Carly Rae Jepsen, Celine Dion, Down With Webster, Dragonette, Feist, Grimes, k.d. lang, Keys N Krates, k-os, Majiid Jordan, Matt Mays, Metric, Mother Mother, Nelly Furtado, Sam Roberts, Serena Ryder, The Tragically Hip, and many more. MuchFACT has also had a great impact on developing Canadian directors, many of whom have gone on to direct award-winning music videos, as well as feature films and documentaries.

The next deadline for submitting MuchFACT applications is Sept. 10, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Applications can be submitted at www.muchfact.ca.

For more information

Jessica Charbonneau

jessica.charbonneau@bellmedia.ca

About Bell Media

With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s #1 television network; 35 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada’s most-watched specialty channels in English and French; and four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran. Bell Media is also Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out of Home, one of Canada’s most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 10,500 advertising faces in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Québec, and Nova Scotia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; delivers TV Everywhere with premium subscription on-demand streaming service CraveTV, as well as its innovative GO video streaming services including CTV GO, TMN GO, and TSN GO; holds an equity stake in digital startup Hubub; is partners in Cirque du Soleil Media, a joint venture with Cirque du Soleil; and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.

 

About MuchFACT:

MuchFACT supports the Canadian music community through funding and promotion of music videos and related music content for all media platforms. MuchFact is exclusively funded by Much & M3, divisions of Bell Media Inc. MuchFACT has helped to launch the careers of many of Canada’s most prominent musicians including Carly Rae Jepsen, Celine Dion, Dragonette, Matt Mays, Serena Ryder, The Tragically Hip, Arcade Fire, K-OS, Feist, Shad, Nelly Furtado, Sam Roberts, Metric, k.d. lang, and the Barenaked Ladies. MuchFACT has also had a great impact on developing Canadian directors, many of whom have gone on to direct award-winning music videos, as well as feature films and documentaries. Since 1984, MuchFACT has awarded over 69 million dollars, and funded more than 7,100 projects.

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