Software Window Formally Open for the Artistic Saskatchewan Characteristic Movie and Tv Manufacturing Grant | Information and Media


Launched on Might 2, 2022

Latest amendments to The Artistic Saskatchewan Laws and the Artistic Saskatchewan Characteristic Movie and Tv Manufacturing Grant Program will enormously improve the province’s means to draw bigger movie and tv initiatives.  

Artistic Saskatchewan’s Characteristic Movie and TV Manufacturing Program will now have a $5 million funding threshold for eligible manufacturing corporations to entry within the 2022-23 12 months. The bonus construction will encourage spending in rural areas, as properly co-production and post-production alternatives.

“These modifications will be certain that Artistic Saskatchewan has the pliability to draw bigger productions with the elevated funding offered on this 12 months’s finances,” Parks, Tradition and Sport Minister Laura Ross mentioned. “It permits our funding to thrive and assist the province’s Development Plan in some ways. This consists of rising our labour drive, the expertise sector, rising tourism, and supporting sectors just like the hospitality trade. It’s going to additionally create extra alternatives for younger individuals to comprehend their future proper right here in Saskatchewan.”

 

Growing movie and tv manufacturing will create spin-offs in different components of the humanities sector. This consists of extra job prospects for designers, costumers, performers and writers. Attracting extra inventive expertise to the province can even assist strengthen Saskatchewan’s inventive sectors and people advantages will likely be felt throughout the province.

“The circumstances are in place for Saskatchewan to draw stable movie and tv initiatives to our province in coming months,” Artistic Saskatchewan Chief Government Officer Erin Dean mentioned. “These modifications will assist initiatives creating jobs and abilities units in Saskatchewan, generate spending at native companies, and leverage out-of-province funding into Saskatchewan.”

The entire funds out there for the Artistic Saskatchewan Manufacturing Grant Program have been elevated from $2 million to $10 million within the 2022-23 provincial finances. With these newest enhancements, the brink for a single movie and tv undertaking is $5 million in grant funding, up from $600,000. For grant requests of greater than $5 million, an Order in Council can be required.

The Saskatchewan Movement Image Trade Affiliation estimates that by rising funding to $10 million, it’s anticipated to draw new movie and tv funding, plus extra spin-off financial exercise to the province.

The appliance window for the 2022-23 Artistic Saskatchewan Characteristic Movie and Tv Manufacturing Grant is now open.

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For extra data, contact:

Jamie Gibson
Parks, Tradition and Sport
Regina
Telephone: 306-527-8152
Electronic mail: jamie.gibson2@gov.sk.ca

Megan Jane
Artistic Saskatchewan
Regina
Telephone: 306-798-2191
Electronic mail: megan.jane@creativesask.ca



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