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
"In the face of rapid evolution in the content industry, the CMF has demonstrated its ability to adapt with agility to new and changing realities. The CMF’s commitment to remain responsive has enabled it to pursue approaches that build on its many successes, while achieving its mandate in support of increasingly popular Canadian audiovisual productions."
Message from the President and CEO
"Our steadfast commitment to supporting Canada’s audiovisual industry guides us in everything we do. We are confident that the sound administration of the CMF’s programs will allow us to continue supporting a growing number of high-quality Canadian productions in the years to come."
The CMF managed 51 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
- 201 awards in
- 20 Canadian competitions
- 11 awards in
- 8 international competitions
CMF-funded, Convergent projects reported 860 international sales.
Television Audience Results27
27 CMF-funded programs achieved audiences of over 1 million viewers on average.
The CMF contributed $371.7M to Canadian television and digital media projects in 2015-2016.
104 innovative projects were selected, and received $40.5 million in funding.
541 convergent productions received $314.9M in funding, generating almost 3,000 hours of new content.
CMF funding in 2015-2016 triggered $1.4B in production activity, an 8.4% increase.