Toronto, October 11, 2017 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today an investment of $10.5M to 43 projects that applied for funding through the 2017-2018 Convergent Digital Media Incentive. The Incentive is designed to encourage the production of digital media components that are related to CMF-funded television productions, so as to provide audiences with the opportunity to access content on different platforms.
Of the 43 selected projects, 22 are in English and 21 in French; eight are children’s and youth projects, 14 are documentaries, 18 are drama projects, and three are in the Variety and Performing Arts genre. To view a list of projects that received funding, please click here.
Including this round of funding, since 2010, the CMF has invested more than $76.7M in 454 projects that received funding through the Convergent Digital Media Incentive.
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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