2011-2012 ANNUAL REPORT

Arctic Air
Arctic Air

Bobby Martin is a rising executive at a Vancouver venture capital company when a diamond-exploration deal brings him back to his home town, Yellowknife. 

Bomb Girls
Bomb Girls

Set in the 1940s, Bomb Girls tells the remarkable stories of the women who risked their lives in a munitions factory building bombs for the Allied forces fighting on the European front.

Papo & Yo
Papo & Yo

An interactive fable in which the primal relationship between parent and child is brilliantly allegorized in the tale of a monster and his small friend

About the CMF

We champion the creation and promotion of successful, innovative Canadian content and software applications for current and emerging digital platforms through financial support and industry research.

Message from the Chair

"This year marked a turning point for the CMF, which was renewed as an ongoing program. We wish to thank the Government of Canada for making this commitment and enabling the CMF to truly play its part in Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy."

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Message from the President and CEO

"The CMF achieved unprecedented funding levels that enabled us to build on the previous year’s successes and to continue to provide valuable and measurable support to Canada’s television and digital media industry."

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Industry Partnerships

  • 35 partnerships

  • 10 Canadian cities

  • 5 international events

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Successes

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

  • 109CMF-funded projects
  • 231awards
  • 26Canadian competitions
  • 13international competitions
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International sales

85

85 CMF-funded projects were sold across 6 continents.

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Audience Results

25

CMF-funded programs achieved audiences of over 1 million viewers on average.

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Funding Results

The CMF provided $358 million to Canadian television and digital media projects in 2011-2012, a six percent increase, from the previous fiscal year. This investment triggered a record-breaking $1.3 billion in activity in Canada’s creative economy.

Experimental Stream

90 experimental projects

90 innovative projects were selected, and received $32.9 million in funding.

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Convergent Stream

509 convergent projects

$312.5 million in funding for the production of 509 convergent projects, generating more than 2,800 hours of new content.

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Program Administration

10% more applications

1,298 applications were approved for funding, an increase of just over 10% from the previous year.

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