SHAW ROCKET FUND - FUNDING APPLICATION DEADLINE
SEPTEMBER 15, 2006
For Immediate Release
July 25, 2006
WHAT:The Shaw Rocket Fund application deadline.
Funding guidelines are available atwww.rocketfund.ca
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 atwww.rocketfund.ca. 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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