Development Pilot Program - Experienced Producers

The Development Pilot Program – Experienced Producers allocates funding to Eligible Projects in the genres of Drama, Children & Youth and Documentary at the development stage without the involvement of a Canadian Broadcaster and to Applicants that meet the relevant eligibility criteria.

How To Apply

Applying for funding is easier than you might think. Carefully follow these steps to submit your application, and if you have any questions, please contact one of our program administrators.


Development Pilot Program - Experienced Producers
(First come, first served)
First Opening DatePremière date d’ouvertureNovember 26, 2020
Final Closing DateDate limite finaleJanuary 21, 2021

Submitting Your Application

Please note that this program falls under Application Program CMF Convergent Stream – Predevelopment in Dialogue.

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                Documents for Approved Applications

                If your application has been approved and you have received a Financing Agreement, applicants must visit our Approved Application Documents page to access and download additional materials, including Direct Deposit, Interim Financing, CMF logos and Phase II/Final Cost forms.

                Documents for Approved Applications

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