Growing The Pie

Growing The Pie: 
Alternative Financing and Canadian Documentary

Given the breakdown of traditional funding models, this report examines the alternative and emerging ways producers are securing financing for their films. 


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Growing The Pie (2014)

Abstract

The paper finds that some producers are turning to crowdfunding, equity investment, international co-productions, corporate branding and third sector investment (NGOs and foundations) to secure financing. Although not necessarily “alternative” - except maybe for crowdfunding - these approaches are decidedly not traditional.