19 Canadian companies receive more than 4.2 million dollars for their innovative projects
(Toronto, January 16, 2013) The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of more than 4.2 million dollars to innovative projects receiving development and marketing support as part of the second round of its 2012-2013 Experimental Stream. In November 2012, the CMF announced a contribution of more than 10 million dollars to 15 projects who received production support.
In 2012-2013, the CMF invested 36 million dollars in 87 projects who successfully applied to the Experimental Stream. Since its creation in April 2010, the CMF has provided more than 95 million dollars in funding to more than 250 innovative experimental projects originating from every region in Canada.
For a complete list of projects receiving support, please click here.
The CMF contributed more than $2.9 million to 12 projects receiving development support, for an average commitment of approximately $244,000.
Development support provides funding for the conceptualization of an eligible project and/or for the development of the creative and technical elements of an eligible project and the drafting of a product proposal for business development and financing purposes.
The CMF contributed more than $1.3 million to seven projects receiving marketing support, for an average commitment of approximately $200,000.
Marketing support provides funding for the marketing and promotion of an eligible project such as the creation of national and international marketing campaigns, design costs, creation and market-testing of advertising, use of the Internet for promotion or transactions, and more.
About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) champions the creation and promotion of successful, innovative, Canadian content and software applications for current and emerging digital platforms through financial support and industry research. The CMF was created by Canada’s cable and satellite distributors and the Government of Canada. Visit www.cmf-fmc.ca.
The CMF publishes Canadaonscreen.ca, a website designed to showcase and celebrate Canada’s creative talents and screen-based productions from television productions to games, web content, and software and applications.
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