REMINDER: CMF accepting applications to COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds

Toronto, May 28, 2020 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) is currently accepting applications to the CMF Allocation of the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Funds. Click here to apply by June 12, 2020. Click here to access the Criteria.

The CMF encourages parent corporations to carefully review the eligibility criteria and contact the Canada Media Fund Program Administrator (CMFPA) Analyst that was attached to one of their latest projects with any questions connected to eligibility.

Further, even if a parent corporation believes they may not meet the eligibility criteria, the CMF advises that they should still contact the CMFPA for confirmation.

Applications for the CMF Allocation of these Emergency Funds must be submitted via Dialogue up to June 12, 2020.

To help workers and companies in the screen-based industries navigate the many programs and resources available to those affected by the crisis, the CMF launched an online information hub. Information on financial support offered through more than 160 programs, as well as other essential resources can be found at

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


For further information:

CMFPA Funding Application Office
[email protected]

Media contact:

André Ferreira
Communications Manager
[email protected]