Bell Media’s MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for April 9, 2015 Music Committee


For Immediate Release (April 10, 2015)

 

Bell Media’s MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for April 9, 2015 Music Committee

 

– More than $614,400 awarded to 28 recipients – 

 

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TORONTO (April 10, 2015) – Bell Media’s MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 28 fund recipients from the April 9, 2015 music committee meeting. With more than 293 applications considered, a total of $614,400 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. Recently, the MuchFACT funded Timber Timbre’s “Beat the Drum Slowly” video was awarded the grand prize at this year’s Prism Prize.

 

MuchFACT fund recipients from the April 9, 2015 music committee meeting are as follows:

 

MUSIC CONTENT PACKAGE

Belly – “On Everything ft. French Montana” and “White Girls ft. Travi$ Scott”

The Zolas – “Molotov Girls”

 

MUSIC VIDEO

Adam K. – “Reverse Nation”

Brave Shores – “Surf's Up”

Dan Talevski –“Guilty As Sin”

Felix Cartal – “Something to Live For”

Francesco Yates – “Time Machine”

Honey Cocaine – “Honeydick”

Jazz Cartier – “When It’s Over”

John River – “Get Down”

Kate Morgan – “Extra Ordinary”

Patrick Watson – “Good Morning Mr. Wolf”

Purity Ring – “Begin Again”

Shi Wisdom ft. Arpan & Sanjeev – “Start Up Yet”

Sickick – “Fire & Rayn”

SonReal – “Whoa Nilly”

The OBGMs – “Pill”

 

ONLINE MUSIC VIDEO / PACKAGE

A Tribe Called Red – “Suplex”

Coleman Hell – “Sitcom”

Elliot Maginot – “Survival”

Eminence – “Turn Me Down ft. Anna Cyzon”

Harrison – “How Can it be”

SayWeCanFly – “The Distance That Took You Away”

Tasha the Amazon – “My Level”

Tristam – “Crave”

 

DIGITAL TOOLS

Exeter 

Fucked Up 

Paper Lions 

 

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 Thursday, May 7, 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:

Jessica Charbonneau, Publicist, Music & Entertainment, 416.384.3016, jessica.charbonneau@bellmedia.ca

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