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Canadian Film Board Commits 50% of Production Budget to Films by Women

Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments)
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From Variety:

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) will now allothalf of its production spending to female-directed films, government film commissionerClaude Joli-Coeurannounced Tuesday, International Women’s Day, at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival.

"Today, I’m making a firm, ongoing commitment to full gender parity, which I hope will help to lead the way for the industry as a whole,”said Joli-Coeur, who’s also a NFB chairperson.

The agencyplans toadopta transparent approach toimplementing these measures — which will be rolled out over the next three years — by providing updates on the NFB’s website, allowing the public to track its progress.

- Read the full article at Variety.com


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