CMF contributes $4M to fund 24 Diverse Languages Projects

Toronto, November 18, 2021 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today $4M in funding to 24 convergent projects that applied to the Diverse Languages Program. The Program supports productions that reflect Canada’s diversity by funding projects in languages other than English, French, or Indigenous languages.

Of the 24 projects, 17 are documentaries, four are drama series, two are variety and performing arts projects, and one is a children’s and youth project. Audiences will enjoy projects in Armenian, Farsi, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Ukrainian. This is the broadest variety of languages supported in any year of this program.

Click here to view a complete list of new projects that received Diverse Languages funding, including – information on the production companies and funding commitments.

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 cmf-fmc.ca.

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For more information, please contact:

André Ferreira
Senior Communications Manager
416-554-2768
aferreira@cmf-fmc.ca

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