The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF receives financial contributions from the Government of Canada and Canada’s cable, satellite and IPTV distributors.
Message from the Chair
"The CMF developed and implemented new creative methods to leverage available resources and to support producers in their efforts by partnering with other organizations in Canada and internationally. "
Message from the President and CEO
"Key performance indicators reveal that the CMF’s funding programs, coupled with an array of promotional initiatives and in-depth industry research on current and upcoming trends, succeeded in providing valuable support for producers to create compelling, successful content for Canadian and world audiences to enjoy."
The CMF managed 65 partnerships across Canada and in key international markets to support stakeholder relations, stimulate coproduction, share industry research, and promote Canadian audiovisual content.
CMF-funded content continues to connect with audiences, both at home and abroad, and to garner industry-wide recognition at major awards ceremonies.
Awards and Prizes
- 220 awards in
- 29 Canadian competitions
- 27 awards in
- 18 international competitions
CMF-funded projects were sold across 40 territories.
Television Audience Results25
25 CMF-funded programs achieved audiences of over 1 million viewers on average.
The CMF contributed $365.5M to Canadian television and digital media projects in 2014-2015.
108 innovative projects were selected, and received $38.6 million in funding.
505 convergent productions received $311.3M in funding, generating 2,800 hours of new content.
CMF funding in 2014-2015 trigerred $1.3B in production activity.