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Guidelines Available for Canada - São Paulo, Brazil Codevelopment Incentive

June 30, 2016

Toronto, June 30, 2016 - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today the program guidelines for the International Codevelopment Incentive between the CMF and Spcine (São Paulo, Brazil). Click here to access the guidelines.

This incentive is the result of a renewed partnership, now in its second year, between both organizations to encourage the codevelopment of audiovisual content. The budget for the incentive is CAD$172,000, with the CMF contributing CAD$100,000 and Spcine CAD$72,000.

To be considered for funding through the Incentive, projects must comply with both parties’ general funding criteria, with the CMF determining eligibility for the Canadian portion of a project and Spcine determining eligibility for the Brazilian portion of the project. Projects will be evaluated and chosen by a committee comprised of representatives from the CMF and Spcine through a selective process.

The total maximum contribution for each project funded through the Incentive will be CAD$50,000 if the project is a television component, or CAD$25,000 if the project is a digital media component. The deadline to submit an application for funding under this program is September 6, 2016. All projects will be evaluated at the same time following the submission deadline.

Producers interested in finding an international partner as part of this development incentive are invited to post a profile of their company on the CMF’s website by clicking here. Profiles will be accessible to all, including potential partners from other countries.

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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Industry contact:

Canada Media Fund Program Administrator
Jill Samson
Deputy Director – Portfolio Management
Jill.Samson@telefilm.ca
(416) 973-1819 # 2524

For media inquiries:

Canada Media Fund
André Ferreira
Communications Manager
aferreira@cmf-fmc.ca
(416) 554-2768

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