CMF invests $4.3M in 22 diverse language projects 

Toronto, November 21, 2023 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) today announced that 22 projects will receive a total of $4.3M in production funding through our Diverse Languages Program, which supports projects reflecting Canadian diversity in languages other than English, French, or Indigenous languages. 

The successful applicants have submitted projects in Italian, Spanish, Russian, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Serbian, Japanese, and Farsi. 14 are documentaries, four are dramas, one falls in the Variety and Performing Arts category, and three projects fall under the Children and Youth umbrella.  

This $4.3M investment includes $400K earmarked for the Diverse Languages Program from the $20M investment in French-language content and underrepresented creators announced earlier this month. 

Discover the funded projects  

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 voices, 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. Visit our website for more information

Media contact 

Maxime Ruel 
Senior Manager, Communications 
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