Canuck agency flips coin to projects

Lilith Fair docu, 'Protection' pic, other works benefit

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Film agency is pumping C$2.5 million ($1.7 million) in equity financing into the uncompleted Lilith Fair docu and 34 other film and television projects. Move includes providing production support for nine TV series.

B.C. Film is supporting three feature films for theatrical release: “American Roulette,” produced by Kim Hogan; “Mile Zero,” produced by Blake Corbet and Trent Carlson; and “Show and Tell,” produced by Gavin Wilding.

In addition to “Lilith Fair,” produced by Dean English and Jessica Parker, completion funding will also go to the feature film “Protection,” produced by Erik Paulsson and Bruce Spangler.

The privately administered agency is also supporting the first season of the new laffer series “Big Sound” and two new docu series, “Kink” and “The Corporation.”

The agency was set up and is mainly funded by the provincial government to expand and diversify film and video in B.C.

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