About the CMF
The CMF fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships.
Message from the Chair
"The CMF has completed its third year since it was created in 2010. Feedback from stakeholders, funders and the industry in general has helped shape the innovative organization we are today. From the outset of 2012-2013, the Board determined six strategic objectives to guide CMF policy and actions."
Message from the President and CEO
"Canadian audiovisual content continues to win awards and attract audiences in Canada and around the world. The CMF is pleased to play an active role in fostering, developing and promoting this highly creative industry and contributing to the growth of Canada’s digital economy."
11 Canadian cities
7 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
- 95CMF-funded projects
- 21Canadian competitions
- 20international competitions
72 CMF-funded projects were sold across 6 continents.
25 CMF-funded programs achieved audiences of over 1 million viewers on average.
The CMF contributed $371.8M to Canadian television and digital media projects in 2012-2013, a four percent increase, or $13.8M, from the previous fiscal year, triggering $1.2B of industry activity.
Experimental Stream85 experimental projects
85 innovative projects were selected, and received $35.1M in funding.
Convergent Stream489 convergent projects
$322.1M in funding for the production of 489 convergent projects, generating 2,688 hours of new content.
Program Administration12% more applications
2,053 applications were received, an increase of nearly 12% from the previous year.