English POV

The English POV Program is designed to encourage point-of-view (POV) documentary production in the English market. Under this Program, projects must be English one-off point of view documentaries that meet the definition in Appendix A: Definitions and Essential Requirements. This program is part of the CMF's convergent stream; thus, projects funded through this stream must include content to be produced for distribution on at least two platforms, one of which must be television.

Funding is allocated according to a selective process using an evaluation matrix. For details, read the English POV Program guidelines.

To access funding a project must meet all requirements set out in the 2016-2017 Guidelines. Only applications that meet all requirements will be considered.

Guidelines & References


Selective process
Closing Date: June 21, 2016


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Application Checklists, Tools & Forms

(and Value-added Digital Media Component, if applicable)


Funded Digital Media


Non-Funded Digital Media

Approved Application Documents

The materials found on the Approved Application Documents page are only necessary if your application is approved and a CMF Financing Agreement has been issued or upon completion of a CMF-funded project. They include the Direct Deposit, Interim Financing, and Phase II/Final Cost forms.

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