Toronto/Mons, January 4, 2017 - The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Wallimage, Wallonia, Belgium’s audiovisual content development fund announced today an extension to the deadline of the Canada – Wallonia Digital Media Incentive for Multiplatform Projects. Applicants will have until January 24, 2017 to apply for the incentive. Click here to access the program guidelines.
Eligible projects must be digital interactive content, explore a transmedia approach to content production, be innovative or experimental, and developed on appropriate platforms.
Projects will be evaluated according to a set of criteria by a selection committee composed of CMF and Wallimage representatives with the collaboration of an international expert in transmedia.
Since the inception of this incentive with Wallimage in 2014, four projects received a combined total of CAD$1M. For more information on projects financed by the CMF, please access the Funded Projects Database.
About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (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. The CMF receives financial contributions from the Government of Canada and Canada’s cable, satellite and IPTV distributors. Please visit cmf-fmc.ca.
Wallimage is the public financing arm of the audiovisual sector in Wallonia. Mainly recognized for its support brought to local talents and its achievements in attracting A-list international co-productions on Wallonia’s soil, the economical fund is also active in financing audiovisual servicing companies set in southern Belgium. Wallimage has been an early participant of Creative Wallonia, a programme through which the fund can invest in the development of creative digital industries. For more visit www.wallimage.be
For more information, please contact:
Deputy Director – Experimental Stream
Canada Media Fund Program Administrator
Domenico La Porta
+32 476 70 27 32
Canada Media Fund