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CMF invests $7.1M in 10 innovative digital media projects 

December 10, 2019

Toronto, December 10, 2019 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today that 10 innovative digital media projects will receive a total of $7.1M in funding through the second round of financing of its Experimental Stream’s Innovation – Production Program.

A jury of Canadian and international industry specialists evaluated the projects submitted for production support through the Experimental Stream’s Innovation Program. This round’s jury consisted of Pierre-Mathieu Fortin (Montréal), Domenico La Porta (Liège), Tina Merry (Vancouver), Nadia Seraiocco (Montréal), Salar Shahna (Geneva) and Sarah Ellis (Birmingham). Click here to read more about each juror involved in the Experimental Stream’s Innovation Program production application evaluation.

Audiences will have access to a variety of new digital content including seven games and three software applications.

The Experimental Stream’s Innovation Program encourages the creation of interactive digital media content and software applications. Including this round of funding, the CMF has invested close to $250M in the production of over 400 innovative projects since 2010.

For information on the latest projects that received production support, please click here.

About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. The CMF receives financial contributions from the Government of Canada and Canada’s cable, satellite and IPTV distributors. Please visit cmf-fmc.ca.

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For more information, please contact:

André Ferreira
Communications Manager
Canada Media Fund
[email protected]
(416) 554-2768

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