TORONTO — Telefilm Canada, the federal film and television funding agency, said it invested C$82.7 million ($59.5 million) in 154 new Canadian TV, feature film and multimedia production projects from Dec. 1 to March 31.

About half the money was contributed through the equity investment program of the Canada Television & Cable Production Fund. Telefilm assisted 65 English-language television dramas, documentaries, children’s programs and variety shows and 13 feature films.

The program also helped finance 40 French-language TV projects and nine French-language feature films.

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