Sugar Plums Gingerbread Funding All the festive things dancing thru a producers

first_img Facebook Production funding is available for fully developed, production-ready proposals to create, launch, promote, and drive reach and engagement leading up to and during the first year of the launch.APPLICATION DEADLINES– Friday, Feb. 9th, 2018– Monday, May 7th, 2018Applicant checklistThe Applicant is primarily in the business of producing professional media content,headquartered in Canada,a for-profit taxable corporation (within the meaning of Canada’s Income Tax Act),Canadian-controlled (Sections 26 to 28 of the Investment Canada Act), andthe owner of sufficient copyright permissions to create and exploit the content..Content checklistThe Content is story-driven and demonstrates the potential to entertain, engage and enlighten the health choices of Canadians,includes a significant contribution from the Canadian independent production sector,intends to achieve a minimum Canadian content points, with appropriate exceptions for international ventures,includes support from an Expert Organization(s) committed to ensuring the highest standard in the treatment of the health issuehas obtained a commitment to transmit the Content to Canadians from Distribution Platform(s),has obtained cash financing of at least 10% of the budget from Third Party Financer(s),meets the definition of eligible program categories, except News, Reporting and Actualities, or Sports, anddoes not include plans to create or enhance a platform for transmitting programming. Advertisement Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Login/Register With: Advertisement CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Twitterlast_img read more

Depressed couple jumps into Hooghly

first_imgKolkata: An elderly couple suffering from mental depression jumped into the river Hooghly near Ahritola Ghat from a vessel on Friday afternoon. The body of Tapas Kumar Dutta was fished out by the disaster management group, he was declared brought dead at the Howrah State General Hospital while his wife Shukla is undergoing treatment.According to police sources, the duo were residents of Hathkhola in Duttapukur, North 24-Parganas, had boarded a vessel from Bagbazar Ghat and was heading towards Howrah. Suddenly half way in their journey while the vessel was about to stop at Ahritola Ghat they jumped into the river. Also Read – Bose & Gandhi: More similar than apart, says Sugata BoseThe co-passengers were taken aback at the sudden incident but some of them who were good swimmers immediately jumped into the river to rescue them. The disaster management team at Ahritola Ghat also joined the rescue operation. They were rescued rushed to Howrah State General Hospital. It is alleged when the duo were taken to the hospital Shukla had claimed that they were unhappy because her son did not offer them adequate food. She claimed that they took the extreme step as they were ashamed how badly their son treated them. However, later in the day after she learnt that doctors had declared her husband dead she changed her statement. She informed the police that they were suffering from mental depression as her husband was suffering from diseases and the expenditure for the treatment was huge. Hospital sources said Shukla’s condition is stable and her son after being informed about the incident visited the hospital.last_img read more

Ruth Njeri Waiganjo From Kenya Crowned Ms Geek Africa 2017

first_imgRuth Njeri Waiganjo From Kenya Crowned Miss Geek Africa 2017. She won a cash price of 3 Million RWF (roughly 13.2 million UGX)and was awarded by the First Lady of Rwanda; Jeannette Kagame. (Photo Courtesy: The News Times – Rwanda) Advertisement Ruth Njeri Waiganjo from University of Nairobi in Kenya beat four of her other competitors in the final held on the sidelines of Transform Africa Summit 2017, to be crowed the 2017 Miss Geek Africa the first of its kind in the continent.Out of the five finalists that were chosen, four of the girls were from Rwanda.The aim of the competition is to inspire African girls to be part of solving the continent’s challenges using technology and encourage them to choose a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). – Advertisement – Ruth Njeri Waiganjo developed a mobile application she dubbed Safe Drive, to ensure the road safety of road users. It is an innovative solution to respond to transport problems like frequent accidents. Her solution collects data through a mobile app and sensors, analyses it and the output is the profile of the driver.In other words, her system is able to determine the behaviors of the drivers.Her innovate product managed to win her 3 million RWF (roughly 13.2 million UGX) cash prize that was presented to her by First Lady Jeannette Kagame and a trip to attend the upcoming ITU Telecom World 2017 meet in Busan, South Korea – on the sidelines of the Transform Africa summit, which concluded yesterday at the Kigali Convention Centre.Ruth Njeri Waiganjo From Kenya Crowned Miss Geek Africa 2017. She won a cash price of 3 Million RWF (roughly 13.2 million UGX) and was awarded by the First Lady of Rwanda; Jeannette Kagame. (Photo Courtesy: The News Times – Rwanda)Leah Akimana from University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology developed a digital mobile application she called ‘Bus System Simulator’ aimed at improving public transport in the country, in particular Kigali – was the first runner-up of the competition and was given RWF2 million (roughly 8.8 million UGX) and a trip to attend the upcoming ITU Telecom World 2017 meet in Busan, South Korea.Delphine Micyomyiza from Groupe Scholaire Notre Dame De Lourdes was the second runner-up and was awarded RWF1 million (roughly 4.4 million UGX) for her solution, ‘Water Track’, which seeks to eliminate water theft in Kigali city by fixing sensor-enabled water meters to taps.source: The News Times – Rwandalast_img read more