CMF announces two changes regarding its Experimental Stream

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) today announced a change in the percentage of its investment disbursements for financed production projects it supports through its Experimental Stream. Starting with projects that will be selected for the 2012-13 second round of applications, the payments will be as follows: 45% at the signature of the agreement with the CMF, 35% upon the approval of the beta version of the project and 20% once the file is closed.

In addition, the deadline for applications in development and marketing and promotion for the Experimental Stream will be a week later: October 9, 2012.

The deadline for production in the Experimental Stream remains September 18, 2012.

For more information about the Experimental Stream, please visit the CMF website.

For a complete schedule of program deadlines, please click here.

About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) champions the creation and promotion of successful, innovative Canadian content and software applications for current and emerging digital platforms through financial support and industry research. Created by Canada’s cable and satellite distributors and the Government of Canada, the CMF’s goal is to connect Canadians to our creative expressions, to each other and to the world.

The CMF publishes, a website showcasing Canada’s creative talent and successful television or digital media productions, including TV programs, games, web content, software and applications.


For more information, please contact:

Maurice Boucher
Director of Marketing and Communications
Canada Media Fund

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