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Five IPF funded web series selected for Marseille Web Fest

The Independent Production Fund is very proud that four webseries which it has funded have been selected for official competition at the 2014 Marseille Web Fest including Guidestones (season 2) and But I’m Chris Jericho from Ontario and from Quebec Projet M and Manigances: notice rouge. All of these web series have received previous awards from around the world and are available online between October 2013 and July 2014 on different platforms.

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Independent Production Fund Web Drama Series 2014 Pre-Selection results

The Independent Production Fund evaluators in Toronto and Montreal reviewed the 188 applications for web series funding which were submitted this year from across Canada. The selected projects are now invited to submit complete Production Applications by May 5, 2014. The Board of Directors of the IPF will make final funding decisions in June.

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IPF Publishes its Guide to Web Series Best Practices

During the past five years of funding Canadian dramatic web series, a body of knowledge has been developed and curated by the Independent Production Fund. The Guide to Web Series Best Practices offers state of the art know-how from producers who have successfully manoeuvred and survived the process and from metadata accumulated by the IPF.

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Independent Production Fund to retain its web series funding program

The Board of Directors of the Independent Production Fund (IPF) has renewed its commitment to support the production of web drama series. This funding program will continue indefinitely, and will be subject to review in response to the needs and expectations of this pioneering sector of the industry.

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TO WebFest

The Independent Web Series Creators of Canada (IWCC), Canada’s non-profit professional association for web series creators, is pleased to announce it will be hosting Toronto’s very own Web Series Festival: TO WebFest.

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Independent Production Fund updates web series funding program

Independent Production Fund updates web series funding program

The Independent Production Fund (IPF) has announced its Guidelines for applications to the 2013 Web Series Program. Launching the fourth year of funding for web series, the IPF has refined the selection process to include a new requirement for two-minute proof-of-concept video content for evaluation. The video content must be posted online and be available to the public. It is expected that this will allow evaluators to not only view creative material but to also evaluate marketing skills and measure traffic and audience response to the concepts.

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The Independent Production Fund announces funding for 15 web drama series

The IPF Board of Directors approved funding for 15 scripted drama series (10 English / 5 French) designed and produced for exploitation on the web and is making equity investments of $1.5 M in these projects. This unique funding program, which was created in 2010 is encouraging experimentation and evaluating potential for high quality, story driven drama for web audiences.

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