Programs & Deadlines

Program Deadlines

Below is an outline of the 2016-2017 CMF Funding Program deadlines. 

For details on the key program application dates and deadlines, click below.
Key Program Application Dates and Deadlines

Envelope Programs 2016-2017
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Performance Envelope Program 07 April 2016 18 October 2016 - 06 December 2016
Development Program: Development Envelope (English & French) 07 April 2016 01 November 2016 - 16 December 2016
First Come First Served Programs 2016-2017
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Aboriginal Program: Development 07 April 2016 - - 10 January 2017
Anglophone Minority Program 12 April 2016 - - 06 December 2016
Convergent Digital Media Incentive 24 May 2016 - 18 October 2016 06 December 2016
Development Program: Quebec French Regional Development and Predevelopment 07 April 2016 - - 10 January 2017
Development Program: English Regional Predevelopment Sub-Program 21 June 2016 30 August 2016 - 10 January 2017
Francophone Minority Program: Development 07 April 2016 - - 10 January 2017
Northern Incentive: Production 07 April 2016 - - 06 December 2016
Northern Incentive: Development 07 April 2016 - - 10 January 2017
Quebec French Regional Production Incentive 07 April 2016 - - 06 December 2016
Versioning Program 07 April 2016 - - 06 December 2016
English Regional Production Bonus 2016-2017
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
English Regional Production Bonus 12 April 2016 20 September 2016 04 October 2016 06 December 2016
Convergent Stream: Selective Programs 2016-2017
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Aboriginal Program: Production - - - 24 May 2016
Corus-CMF Page to Pitch Program - - - 19 July 2016
Corus-CMF Page to Pitch Program (Year 4) - - - 14 February 2017
Diverse Languages Program - - - 30 August 2016
English POV Program - - - 21 June 2016
Francophone Minority Program: Production - 26 April 2016 - 06 September 2016
Experimental Stream 2016-2017
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Commercial Projects Pilot Program: Production - - - 13 September 2016
Innovation Program: Production - 19 April 2016 - 27 September 2016
Innovation Program: Development - 10 May 2016 - 25 October 2016
Innovation Program: Marketing & Promotion - 10 May 2016 - 25 October 2016
Web Series Pilot Program - - - 17 January 2017
Accelerator Partnership Program (A2P) 2016-2017
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Accelerator Partnership Program (A2P) 12 April 2016 - - 06 December 2016
International Incentives - Convergent 2016-2017
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Canada-Ireland Co-Development Incentive for Audio-Visual Projects - - - 13 January 2017
Canada-Italy Documentary Incentive - - - 24 January 2017
International Co-Development Incentive with Spcine (São Paolo, Brazil) 30 June 2016 - - 06 September 2016
Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund (CNZDMF) - - - 20 September 2016
International Incentives - Experimental 2016-2017
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Canada-Wallonia Digital Media Incentive (Belgium) - - - 24 January 2017
International Co-Development Incentive with Spcine (São Paolo, Brazil) 30 June 2016 - - 06 September 2016
Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund (CNZDMF) - - - 20 September 2016
International Incentives - Convergent 2017-2018
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Canada-Jerusalem Co-Development and Co-Production Incentive 15 February 2017 - - 19 October 2017
International Incentives - Experimental 2017-2018
Title First Opening DatePremière date d’ouverture First Closing DatePremière date limite Second Opening DateDeuxième date d’ouverture Final Closing DateDate limite finale
Canada-Denmark Co-Development Incentive 20 March 2017 - - 12 December 2017
Canada-Jerusalem Co-Development and Co-Production Incentive 15 February 2017 - - 19 October 2017
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