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Harold Greendberg fund supports 23 new projects

(Toronto), Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund recently announced funding for 23 new and ongoing projects through its Equity Investment Program, Script Development Program and Family Film Program.

The most recent line-up includes two equity investments, two family film projects and 19 script development projects including The Edible Woman, the feature film script based on the novel by celebrated Canadian author Margaret Atwood; writer/director Brad Peyton’s The Troll Under the Table; and producer Kevin Tierney and writer Jacob Tierney’s The Trotsky.

“We’re very excited about this new slate of projects including our equity investment in The Cry of the Owl based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel,” said John Galway, President, English-language Program, Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund. “This round of projects follows the launch of The Fund’s Reel Support funding initiative and is indicative of our continued goal of supporting exceptionally high-quality projects.”

Projects approved this quarter include:

EQUITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM

The Cry of the Owl, Sienna Films Inc., Screenwriter/Director: Jamie Thraves

Real Time, January Films Ltd.,Screenwriter/Director: Randall Cole

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

FIRST DRAFT

57 Hours, Abella Entertainment Ltd.; Screenwriter: Andrew Rai Berzins

The Edible Woman, Strada Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Paula Todd/Francine Zuckerman

Home Again, Hungry Eyes Film & Television Inc.; Screenwriters: Jennifer Holness/Sudz Sutherland

Still Life with June, Amaze Film + Television Inc.; Screenwriter: Michael MacLennan

The Troll Under the Table, Capri Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Brad Peyton/Karen Walton

SECOND DRAFT

A Beginner’s Guide to Endings, Accent Entertainment Corp.; Screenwriter: Jonathan Sobol

Cheesecake, Emotion Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Thom Fitzgerald

Frank, Brad Peyton; Screenwriter: Patrick Tarr

Hotwired, Foundry Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Waneta Storms/Tanya Reid/Michael Mabbott

In the Stars, Accent Entertainment Corp.; Screenwriter: Michael Sparaga

Kristy Kachowski: Lesbian Nerd, Anagram Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Cassandra Nicolaou

Leaving Dora Sienna Films Inc.; Screenwriter: David Vainola

Night Life, Strada Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Robert Deleskie/David Danzon

Possessed, Corvid Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Elan Mastai

The Trotsky, Park Ex Pictures; Screenwriter: Jacob Tierney

Wawatay, Screenwriter: Penny E. Gummerson

FINAL DRAFT

The River of Blood, Dusty Foot Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Anthony Leo/K’naan Warsame

Stay, Submission Film Productions Inc.; Screenwriter: Wiebke von Carolsfeld

POLISH & PACKAGING

Raven, Pebblehut Too Inc.; Screenwriter: Suzette Couture

FAMILY FILM PROGRAM

FIRST DRAFT

Danny and the Kings, Slate Development Limited; Screenwriter: Raymond Storey

SECOND DRAFT

The Gift, Screenwriter: Paul Nelson

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Headline, Industry News

Harold Greendberg fund supports 23 new projects

(Toronto), Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund recently announced funding for 23 new and ongoing projects through its Equity Investment Program, Script Development Program and Family Film Program.

The most recent line-up includes two equity investments, two family film projects and 19 script development projects including The Edible Woman, the feature film script based on the novel by celebrated Canadian author Margaret Atwood; writer/director Brad Peyton’s The Troll Under the Table; and producer Kevin Tierney and writer Jacob Tierney’s The Trotsky.

“We’re very excited about this new slate of projects including our equity investment in The Cry of the Owl based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel,” said John Galway, President, English-language Program, Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund. “This round of projects follows the launch of The Fund’s Reel Support funding initiative and is indicative of our continued goal of supporting exceptionally high-quality projects.”

Projects approved this quarter include:

EQUITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM

The Cry of the Owl, Sienna Films Inc., Screenwriter/Director: Jamie Thraves

Real Time, January Films Ltd.,Screenwriter/Director: Randall Cole

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

FIRST DRAFT

57 Hours, Abella Entertainment Ltd.; Screenwriter: Andrew Rai Berzins

The Edible Woman, Strada Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Paula Todd/Francine Zuckerman

Home Again, Hungry Eyes Film & Television Inc.; Screenwriters: Jennifer Holness/Sudz Sutherland

Still Life with June, Amaze Film + Television Inc.; Screenwriter: Michael MacLennan

The Troll Under the Table, Capri Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Brad Peyton/Karen Walton

SECOND DRAFT

A Beginner’s Guide to Endings, Accent Entertainment Corp.; Screenwriter: Jonathan Sobol

Cheesecake, Emotion Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Thom Fitzgerald

Frank, Brad Peyton; Screenwriter: Patrick Tarr

Hotwired, Foundry Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Waneta Storms/Tanya Reid/Michael Mabbott

In the Stars, Accent Entertainment Corp.; Screenwriter: Michael Sparaga

Kristy Kachowski: Lesbian Nerd, Anagram Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Cassandra Nicolaou

Leaving Dora Sienna Films Inc.; Screenwriter: David Vainola

Night Life, Strada Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Robert Deleskie/David Danzon

Possessed, Corvid Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Elan Mastai

The Trotsky, Park Ex Pictures; Screenwriter: Jacob Tierney

Wawatay, Screenwriter: Penny E. Gummerson

FINAL DRAFT

The River of Blood, Dusty Foot Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Anthony Leo/K’naan Warsame

Stay, Submission Film Productions Inc.; Screenwriter: Wiebke von Carolsfeld

POLISH & PACKAGING

Raven, Pebblehut Too Inc.; Screenwriter: Suzette Couture

FAMILY FILM PROGRAM

FIRST DRAFT

Danny and the Kings, Slate Development Limited; Screenwriter: Raymond Storey

SECOND DRAFT

The Gift, Screenwriter: Paul Nelson

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Headline, Industry News

Harold Greendberg fund supports 23 new projects

(Toronto), Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund recently announced funding for 23 new and ongoing projects through its Equity Investment Program, Script Development Program and Family Film Program.

The most recent line-up includes two equity investments, two family film projects and 19 script development projects including The Edible Woman, the feature film script based on the novel by celebrated Canadian author Margaret Atwood; writer/director Brad Peyton’s The Troll Under the Table; and producer Kevin Tierney and writer Jacob Tierney’s The Trotsky.

“We’re very excited about this new slate of projects including our equity investment in The Cry of the Owl based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel,” said John Galway, President, English-language Program, Astral Media The Harold Greenberg Fund. “This round of projects follows the launch of The Fund’s Reel Support funding initiative and is indicative of our continued goal of supporting exceptionally high-quality projects.”

Projects approved this quarter include:

EQUITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM

The Cry of the Owl, Sienna Films Inc., Screenwriter/Director: Jamie Thraves

Real Time, January Films Ltd.,Screenwriter/Director: Randall Cole

SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

FIRST DRAFT

57 Hours, Abella Entertainment Ltd.; Screenwriter: Andrew Rai Berzins

The Edible Woman, Strada Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Paula Todd/Francine Zuckerman

Home Again, Hungry Eyes Film & Television Inc.; Screenwriters: Jennifer Holness/Sudz Sutherland

Still Life with June, Amaze Film + Television Inc.; Screenwriter: Michael MacLennan

The Troll Under the Table, Capri Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Brad Peyton/Karen Walton

SECOND DRAFT

A Beginner’s Guide to Endings, Accent Entertainment Corp.; Screenwriter: Jonathan Sobol

Cheesecake, Emotion Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Thom Fitzgerald

Frank, Brad Peyton; Screenwriter: Patrick Tarr

Hotwired, Foundry Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Waneta Storms/Tanya Reid/Michael Mabbott

In the Stars, Accent Entertainment Corp.; Screenwriter: Michael Sparaga

Kristy Kachowski: Lesbian Nerd, Anagram Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Cassandra Nicolaou

Leaving Dora Sienna Films Inc.; Screenwriter: David Vainola

Night Life, Strada Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Robert Deleskie/David Danzon

Possessed, Corvid Pictures Inc.; Screenwriter: Elan Mastai

The Trotsky, Park Ex Pictures; Screenwriter: Jacob Tierney

Wawatay, Screenwriter: Penny E. Gummerson

FINAL DRAFT

The River of Blood, Dusty Foot Films Inc.; Screenwriters: Anthony Leo/K’naan Warsame

Stay, Submission Film Productions Inc.; Screenwriter: Wiebke von Carolsfeld

POLISH & PACKAGING

Raven, Pebblehut Too Inc.; Screenwriter: Suzette Couture

FAMILY FILM PROGRAM

FIRST DRAFT

Danny and the Kings, Slate Development Limited; Screenwriter: Raymond Storey

SECOND DRAFT

The Gift, Screenwriter: Paul Nelson

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