TORONTO, February 29, 2016 - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today Program Guidelines for the Corus-CMF Page to Pitch program for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. It also announced the program’s budget set at over $1.2M.
The Corus-CMF Page to Pitch program is available for producers seeking funding for creative and business activities during the development of eligible live-action and animated television projects triggered by any CRTC-licensed Canadian broadcaster. The program funds eligible costs related to story and script development as well as expenses related to the acquisition of pre-sale financing from foreign broadcasters and distributors. Applications for funding can be submitted from now until May 3, 2016. Projects will then be evaluated and chosen through a selective process and could access up to $50,000 in funding.
In the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the Corus-CMF Page to Pitch program financed a total of 17 projects; eight English-language projects and nine French-language projects, totaling $0.5M in funding.
Click here to access the Corus-CMF Page to Pitch Program Guidelines 2016-2017.
Click here for a complete list of projects funded through this program in 2015-2016.
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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