Julie Bristow, former CEO and president of Bristow Global Media (BGM), has launched The Content Catalyst Fund (CCF). The initiative will focus on content developed, delivered and designed by women and about women.
Based in Canada, with an international reach, CCF will develop and invest in unscripted and scripted content, with an initial focus on unscripted. It is designed to help female creators find an audience for their work by investing both funds and end-to-end strategic support in viable female-led projects. It has been seeded by Bristow and a small circle of like-minded investors. The fund will initially invest in a pipeline of original IP from female creators, while helping to finance the development of promising projects. The longer-term objective is to seek out projects with potential for equity investment.
“There are no end of amazing female creators out there — and no end of audiences hungry for stories told