Francophone Minority

The Francophone Minority Program supports productions which reflect the realities of living in French-language communities outside of Quebec. Funding under this program is open to Canadian companies located outside of Quebec who produce primarily in French.

This program is part of the CMF's Convergent Stream; thus, projects funded through this program must include content to be produced for distribution on at least two platforms, one of which must be television.

Funding for this program is allocated according to a selective process, using an evaluation grid. For details, read the Francophone Minority 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


Francophone Minority Program: Development (First come first served)
Opening Date: April 7, 2016 | Closing Date: January 10, 2017

Francophone Minority Program: Production (Selective process)
Opening Date: April 26, 2016 | Closing Date: September 6, 2016


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Application Checklists, Tools & Forms

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


Funded Digital Media


Non-Funded Digital Media


Broadcaster In-house Productions

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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