Bell Media’s MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for November 26, 2014 Music Committee


Bell Media’s MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for November 26, 2014 Music Committee

 

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TORONTO (November 27, 2014) –Bell Media’s MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 27 fund recipients from the November 26, 2014 music committee meeting. With more than 245 applications considered, a total of $527,500 was awarded to Canadian musicians in the following categories: Music Content Package, Music Videos, Online Music Video/Project, and Digital Tools.

 

As MuchFACT continues to grow, the fund works to develop new and innovative ways to promote artists and their music through creative content. Most recently, MuchFACT-funded group July Talk created a video series, entitled “From the Road”, documenting their experience on tour across North America. The first chapter of the unique online project, which was funded through the MuchFACT Digital Tools category, is now available on Much.ca, with two more documentary chapters to follow in December.

 

MuchFACT fund recipients from the November 26, 2014 music committee meeting are as follows:

 

MUSIC CONTENT PACKAGE

Andee – “Black & White Heart”
Down With Webster – “Feel So Alive”

MUSIC VIDEOS

Jazz Cartier – “Take Our Time”

Tory Lanez – “Henny In Hand”

PUP – “Dark Days”

Lights – “Same Sea”

Mia Martina ft. Waka Flocka – “Beast”

Marianas Trench – “Here's To The Zeros”

Hollerado – “Firefly”

The New Pornographers – “Champions of Red Wine”

Emmanuel Jal ft. Nelly Furtado – “Scars”

STARS – “Are You Okay?”

The Glorious Sons – “Lightning”

The Airplane Boys – “Understand”


ONLINE MUSIC VIDEO / PROJECT

 

Current Swell – “Bad News”

BTSM, Apashe, Gabriella Hook – “The Grave”

The OBGMs – “Torpedo”

Pomo – “How I Feel”

Little India – “Oola”

Coleman Hell – “This Song”

Once A Tree – “Howling”


DIGITAL TOOLS

Bellwoods – “Get Back Up”

Drew Howard – “Uncle Tona”

Young Empires – “The Gates”

Majical Cloudz – “Your Eyes”

River Tiber – “I'm A Stone”

For Esmé – “Just Yet”

 

Bell Media’s MuchFACT has helped to launch the careers of some of Canada’s best and brightest artists, including Arkells, A Tribe Called Red, Grimes, Majiid Jordan, Down With Webster, Keys N Krates, Mother Mother, Shad, Metric, and many more.

 

The next deadline for submitting MuchFACT applications is Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Applications can be submitted at www.muchfact.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 9,500 advertising faces in Québec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites, delivers TV Everywhere with its innovative GO video streaming services, including CTV GO, TMN GO, and TSN GO, holds an equity stake in digital startup Hubub, 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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For more information

Nicola Krishna, Much, 416.384.5276, nicola.krishna@bellmedia.ca

 

Tiffany Ferguson, MuchFACT, 416.384.2616, tiffany.ferguson@bellmedia.ca