Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

March 13, 2012 11:45 ET

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation: New Fund to Invest in Film, TV Industry

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 13, 2012) - A joint investment by the City of Edmonton and Los Angeles-based Kilburn Media in the $10 million Edmonton Filmed Entertainment Fund will develop and mature the city's film and TV industry, already home to several national TV series currently in production. Media are invited to an announcement about the fund.

Date: Friday, March 16, 2012

Time: 9:30 am MT / 11:30 am ET

Place: Salon 5, Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton

The announcement will be streamed live at www.edmonton.com/filmfund.

Present to take questions are Edmonton Film Commissioner Brad Stromberg and Kilburn Media President Mark Manuel. Those watching the live stream can ask questions by following instructions to Facebook and Twitter listed below the streaming video.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www. edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

Contact Information

  • Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
    Renee Worrell
    Communications Manager
    780.932.4865
    rworrell@edmonton.com
    www. edmonton.com