August 7, 2006

FUNDING: The Shaw Rocket Fund provides financing for the production of high quality Canadian children's, youth and family programming.


SEPTEMBER 15, 2006


For Immediate Release

July 25, 2006

WHAT: The Shaw Rocket Fund application deadline.

Funding guidelines are available at

WHO: The Shaw Rocket Fund provides financing for the production of high quality Canadian children?s,

youth and family programming. Canadian independent producers of film and television projects in

this genre are welcome to apply. See funding guidelines on the Rocket Fund website for


WHEN: Applications will be accepted from 4 weeks prior to the application deadline. Decisions on all

eligible applications will be made approximately 8 weeks after the deadline date.

HOW: Read and follow the funding guidelines at In order to be considered an

eligible application the most current Application found on the website must be completed. All

documents listed on the Applicant Checklist must be included.

WHERE: Submit a completed application form and required documentation to:

Shaw Rocket Fund

Att: Leighsa Burmaster

Suite 900, 630 3rd Ave SW

Calgary, AB T2P 4L4

PH: (403) 750-4517

FX: (403) 750-4635


Since 1998, the Shaw Rocket Fund has invested more than $53.8 million in quality Canadian children?s television

and contributed to the production of 1,789 hours of original Canadian programming. Contributors to the Fund are

Shaw Communications, Shaw Pay Per View Ltd., a division of Shaw Cablesystems GP, Star Choice Television

Network Inc., EastLink Cablesystems, and Delta Cable Communications Ltd.

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