Upcoming Program Deadlines

(Toronto, May 1, 2014) – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) would like to remind all applicants about upcoming key program deadlines including the Experimental Stream’s Development and Marketing support, the Aboriginal Program (Production), and the English Point of View (POV) Program.

The closing date for the Experimental Stream’s Development and Marketing support first round of funding is May 13, 2014. 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. 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.

Other key program deadlines include the Aboriginal Program (Production) on May 20, 2014 and the English POV Program on May 27, 2014. This is the only round of funding for these two programs.

Click here to access all CMF program deadlines for the 2014-2015 year.

Please note that all CMF applications must be submitted by eTelefilm. Register now to receive a PIN by mail within 5 days if you do not already have one.

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. Please visit www.cmf-fmc.ca.

The CMF’s Canadaonscreen.ca is a website designed to showcase and celebrate Canadian creative talent and content destined for all types of screens, from television productions to games, Web content and software and applications.


For more information, please contact:

Pierre Campeau
Communications Manager
Canada Media Fund
[email protected]