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."
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."
10 Canadian cities
5 international events
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
- 26Canadian competitions
- 13international competitions
85 CMF-funded projects were sold across 6 continents.
CMF-funded programs achieved audiences of over 1 million viewers on average.
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 Stream90 experimental projects
90 innovative projects were selected, and received $32.9 million in funding.
Convergent Stream509 convergent projects
$312.5 million in funding for the production of 509 convergent projects, generating more than 2,800 hours of new content.
Program Administration10% more applications
1,298 applications were approved for funding, an increase of just over 10% from the previous year.