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The Canada Media Fund (CMF) is a merger of the Canadian Television Fund ("CTF") and the Canada New Media Fund, and opened its doors April 1, 2010. The CMF is an entity created by the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Canadian Cable Industry, although it is not a government agency, it is a public-private partnership,.[1] While policy, research and communications rest with the CMF, the day-to-day administration of applications rests with a separate entity, that of the CMF Program Administrator (Telefilm Canada).[2]

History[edit]

The creation of the Canada Media Fund was announced by Minister of Heritage, James Moore in a speech given March 9, 2009.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • [1] Canada Media Fund homepage
  • [2] Department of Canadian Heritage

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Canada Media Fund: Funding Workshop - Banff 2013

Join Stephane Cardin, Vice-President, Industry and Public Affairs at the Canada Media Fund (CMF) funding workshop to learn more about the different CMF progr...

Valerie Creighton, President & CEO, Canada Media Fund - Prime Time in Ottawa 2014

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Canada Media Fund "Spark"

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Catalina Briceño "Canadian Media Fund Intro" - GROW2012

"Canadian Media Fund Intro" by Catalina Briceño, Director of Industry and Market Trends Canada Media Fund GROW2012 Conference - http://www.growconf.com Produ...

Canada Media Fund supports innovation by Mr Stéphane Cardin

Mr Stéphane Cardin, Vice-president of the CMF presents Canada most important funding source for interactive medias and related software. With many successes ...

Canada Media Fund -- PSA -- 30 secs.

The Canada Media Fund in 30 seconds.

Canada Media Fund: National Promotional Strategy Update - Banff 2013

Join Valerie Creighton, President and CEO of the Canada Media Fund and Michael Hennessy, President and CEO of the Canadian Media Production Association, as t...

Canada Media Fund -- PSA -- 15 secs.

The Canada Media Fund in 15 seconds.

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Canada Media Fund: A Showcase of Innovative Productions - Banff 2013

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109 news items

StreamDaily

Realscreen
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 08:07:11 -0700

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and New Zealand government funding agency NZ On Air have partnered to establish a CAD$1 million matching fund for digital media projects. The funds will be available for the 2014-2015 financial year, and will be distributed ...
 
Cartt.ca (subscription)
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:15:00 -0700

TORONTO – Canada and New Zealand are joining together to establish a matching fund to encourage the coproduction of innovative digital media projects for online audiences, the Canada Media Fund has announced. The Canada-New Zealand Digital ...

Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:55:53 -0700

Toner has had notable success attracting seed-stage financing from private investors and sources such as the Canada Media Fund. The next — and bigger — challenge will be turning his early-stage products into mainstream businesses. The former Bank of ...
 
Techvibes (blog)
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:33:45 -0700

In partnership with Telefilm, the Canada Media Fund has a funding program called their Experimental Stream that supports innovative and leading edge digital media projects in Canada. We had our eye on this funding opportunity for over a year before ...
 
Waterloo Record
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 11:56:15 -0700

The Government of Canada, through the Canada Media Fund and Telefilm Canada, is right there with Netflix, Facebook, Twitter and 4K Sony as major sponsors and partners of the event. "The Book of Negroes," the upcoming CBC miniseries directed by ...
 
mediacaster
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:48:45 -0700

Despite a slight decrease in contributions to the Canadian TV and digital media industry overall, more than $1 billion in industry activity was triggered last year, according to a report released by the Canada Media Fund (CMF). The Fund contributed ...

Variety

Variety
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:33:43 -0700

(Documentary — Canada) A Peg Leg Films (in Canada)/Films Transit (in U.S.) release of a Knowledge Network, Peg Leg Films presentation of a Peg Leg Films production with the support of Canada Media Fund. (International sales: Peg Leg Films, ...

The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:12:59 -0700

By the time Netflix joined the project, Rogers had secured exclusive Canadian rights and was helping to develop the show, which secured more than $83,000 in support from the Canada Media Fund. The series' first season of six one-hour episodes is ...
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