Canada and South Africa renew codevelopment incentive
For the fifth year in a row, the Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture of the Republic of South Africa, have renewed their dedicated incentive for the codevelopment of television projects between Canadian producers and South African producers. For details on the program, including guidelines and key dates, please click here.
To qualify, projects must involve producers eligible under criteria from both organisations. Eligible projects are television programs in drama, documentary, children and youth genres. Closing date for applications is October 20, 2021.
The total amount of funding available through the Incentive is approximately CAN$195,000 or ZAR 2,400,000, with each funding organization contributing approximately half of the funds. The total maximum contribution for each project funded through the Incentive is CAN$65,000 or ZAR 800,000.
Finding an international partner
Producers interested in finding an international partner as part of this 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.
For more information, please contact:
For the Canada Media Fund, in Canada:
For the NFVF, in South Africa: