News Archive for: ‘CMF’

2012-2013 Canadian Media Fund Program Deadlines

Click here for an outline of the 2012-2013 CMF Funding Program deadlines and guidelines for download.

Canada Media Fund Invests $11.5 million in 36 New Interactive Projects

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) today announced an investment of $11.5 million in 36 new innovative interactive projects submitted in the second round of its Experimental Stream. The CMF offers financial assistance to support projects at various stages: production, development or

CRTC: Netflix Not a Broadcaster; Broadcast Industry Begs to Differ

Let’s play a little game. One of these things is not like the others: CBC, CTV, Global, Netflix. If you guessed Netflix, you win. In the eyes of Canada’s telecommunications authority, the CRTC, Netflix, which allows viewers to stream video

Audience Participation: 10 Years of FanTrust

By Curt Cherewayko – Business in Vancouver January 11-17, 2011 If there’s one thing Catherine Warren has learned from her media career, it’s how powerful an audience can be. It’s what convinced her 10 years ago to launch FanTrust Entertainment

Bell Fund, CMF and OMDC Talk Interactive Funding

Hoping to put more emphasis on development, Executive Director Andra Sheffer announced at Interactive Ontario’s iLunch last Friday that the Bell Broadcast & New Media Fund will soon be accepting applications to its development program on a monthly basis. This

Canada Media Fund Announces Experimental Stream First Round Results

October 13, 2010 (Toronto) – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) today announced the first round results of its Experimental Stream. Twenty-seven projects were approved for production funding in the form of CMF equity investment commitments for a total of $12.9

New Funding Aims to Stimulate Media Development; BC Film to Provide Critical Matching Money

Changes to BC Film’s Project Development Fund and the Digital Media Development Fund now provide increased support to BC film, television and digital content production companies. In a recent exchange with FanTrust, BC Film’s Robert Wong, Vice President, Tax Credits

Strong Demand for CMF Experimental Stream Funding

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) today announced that the future of content and content delivery in Canada is being bolstered by home grown innovation, as evidenced by the strong demand for funding through the CMF’s Experimental Stream. Applications submitted for

Canada Media Fund Pledges To Support Digital Content Creation

With its scheduled opening on April 1, 2010, the new Canadian Media Fund is promising to support Canadian content and software application development for current and emerging digital platforms. Some $350 million in funding support will be distributed, officials describe,