16 projects receive $5.5M in support from the CMF’s English POV Program

Toronto, August 17, 2016 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of $5.5M to 16 projects that applied for funding through the 2016-2017 English Point-of-View (POV) Program.

Twelve of the 16 approved projects have a digital media component, while one has a video on demand (VOD) component. A total of $4.2M are allocated to projects’ television components, while $1.3M will go to digital media and VOD components. One of the projects is from British Columbia, one from Manitoba, one from Nova Scotia, eight from Ontario and five from Québec. To view a list and description of new projects that received POV funding, please click here.

Since 2010, the CMF has provided more than $25.7M to 104 projects that received funding through the English POV program.

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.


For more information, please contact:

André Ferreira
Communications Manager
Canada Media Fund
[email protected]