Deadline extended: Canada – Italy Codevelopment Incentive for Documentary Projects

Toronto, January 3, 2017 - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Italian Directorate General for Cinema of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism (DGC - MiBACT) announced today an extension to the deadline of the Canada – Italy Codevelopment Incentive for Documentary Projects. Applicants will have until January 24, 2017 to apply for the incentive. Click here to access the program guidelines.

Eligible documentary projects must be a documentary intended for theatrical release in Italy and for broadcast by an eligible Canadian broadcaster, and must involve at least one Canadian producer and one Italian producer.

Projects will be evaluated and chosen by a selection committee composed of representatives from both funding organizations.

For information on the projects that received financing from this incentive last year, please click here.

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For more information, please contact:

Jill Samson
Deputy Director – Portfolio Management
Canada Media Fund Program Administrator
[email protected]
(416) 973-1819

Chiara Fortuna
Direzione Generale Cinema
Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo
[email protected]
0039 06 6723 3214

Media Contact:

André Ferreira
Communications Manager
Canada Media Fund
[email protected]