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 led several initiatives to monitor the state of the industry and to track upcoming trends in order to best fulfill its mandate and to factor in external issues that impact the Canadian audiovisual content industry. "
Message from the President and CEO
"Thanks to its funding contributors, the Government of Canada and Canadian cable and satellite distributors, the CMF was able to use its program budget of $360.7 M to support a total of 510 productions, triggering $1.2B in production activity."
The CMF managed 49 partnerships across Canada and in key international markets to build stakeholder relations, stimulate coproduction, share industry research, and promote Canadian 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
- 217 awards in
- 29 Canadian competitions
- 20 awards in
- 17 international competitions
CMF-funded projects were sold across 55 territories.
26 CMF-funded programs achieved audiences of over 1 million viewers on average.
The CMF contributed $354.5M to Canadian television and digital media projects in 2013-2014 triggering $1.2B in production activity.
83 innovative projects were selected, and received $34.5 million in funding.
$305.6M in funding supported the production of 475 convergent productions, generating 2,580 hours of new content.
2,054 funding applications were processed.