When to Apply for the Canada Media Fund: Experimental Stream in 2016

When to Apply for the Canada Media Fund: Experimental Stream in 2016

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) supports innovative, interactive digital media content or software projects that are produced, developed, and promoted by Canadian businesses. One of CMF’s funding streams, the Experimental Stream, was expanded last year and now includes two programs, including the well-known Innovation Program and a new Commercial Project Pilot Program (C3P). Through these…

$6.2M Awarded in Canada Media Fund Experimental Stream

$6.2M Awarded in Canada Media Fund Experimental Stream

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) recently announced recipients of Experimental Stream funding for their first 2015-2016 intake period. Experimental Stream funding provides repayable grants which aim to fund innovative digital media content and software applications. A total of 28 new media projects will be enabled by the fund. Since 2010, CMF’s Experimental Stream support for…

Canada Media Fund Gives $14.1 Million to Digital Media Projects

Canada Media Fund Gives $14.1 Million to Digital Media Projects

Digital media is no longer the future; in fact, we are living through a period of time where digital media content is becoming so commonplace that it would be difficult to imagine the world without it. The rise of Netflix, online social games, and newly emerging engineering & design technologies all lend themselves towards the…

Canada Media Fund: Digital Media Business Funding Deadlines for 2015

Canada Media Fund: Digital Media Business Funding Deadlines for 2015

The Canada Media Fund’s (CMF) Experimental Stream offers repayable business funding for digital media projects that are intended for use in the Canadian media industry, or public use by Canadians. This Canadian government funding program offered through the Canada Media Fund is provided to eligible applicants through a low-interest loan (prime + 1%). In the…

Belgium and Canada collaborate on incentive for interactive digital media

Belgium and Canada collaborate on incentive for interactive digital media

According to a recent news release from the Canada Media Fund (CMF), the Canadian media support organization is teaming up with “Wallimage” of Belgium to establish a funding incentive to promote co-development and co-production of interactive digital media projects between the people of Belgium and Canada. The Canada Media Fund has Allocated More than $1…

Canada Media Fund Exceeds $1 Billion Mark with 1,702 Projects Funded Since 2010

Canada Media Fund Exceeds $1 Billion Mark with 1,702 Projects Funded Since 2010

Mentor Works Founder and President, Bernadeen McLeod, recently had the opportunity to attend a presentation by the Canada Media Fund (CMF)’s Director of Program Management, Nathalie Clermont at an event hosted by Interactive Ontario. Nathalie took the opportunity to speak of the program’s ongoing objectives and its success to date while informing the audience on…

Canada Media Fund (CMF) Application Deadline of October 7th Approaching

Canada Media Fund (CMF) Application Deadline of October 7th Approaching

The Canada Media Fund’s Experiential Stream offers funding of up to 75% of projects to $400,000 for development, $1 million for production, and $400,000 for marketing and promotion expenses of digital media intended for use within the Canadian media industry, or for public use by Canadians. Funding offered through the Canada Media Fund (CMF) is provided…

Maximize Funding for Digital Media with Grants, Loans & Tax Credits

Maximize Funding for Digital Media with Grants, Loans & Tax Credits

There are several options for companies engaged in developing interactive digital media products in Canada, including: Ontario government grants, Canadian small business loans, and both national & provincial tax credits. It is important to understand the difference between these funding instruments in order to maximize a digital media firm’s funding potential while improving project scope,…

A3P Business Grants: Funding for Recipients of CMF Experimental Stream

A3P Business Grants: Funding for Recipients of CMF Experimental Stream

The Accelerator Partnership Pilot Program (A3P) is a $30,000 grant that is accessible to recipients of the Canada Media Fund (CMF), who are also members of a registered incubator program. New for 2014, this $30,000 grant offered through A3P will cover incubator membership and related costs, as they relate to their successful Canada Media Fund…

Canada Media Fund: Experimental Stream 2014 Deadlines

Canada Media Fund: Experimental Stream 2014 Deadlines

The Canada Media Fund, a low interest loan for digital media companies, has announced its deadlines for all three segments of the Experimental Stream for 2014. We have discussed the Canada Media Fund Experimental Stream in the past, so please refer to our Canada Media Fund Overview Blog for more general information on the program….