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Global Market Development Fund - Film & Television

FUNDING DEADLINES

Film & TV :

Film Fund - Development

Deadline

November 30, 2021
5:00 PM EST

Film & TV :

Export Fund – Film & Television

Deadline 1

May 11, 2021
5:00 PM EST

Film & TV :

Film Fund- Production

Cycle 1

March 10, 2021
5:00 PM EST

Cycle 2

July 7, 2021
5:00 PM EST

Cycle 3

November 17, 2021
5:00 PM EST

Ontario Creates Global Market Development Fund - Film and Television 2022-2023 (formerly the Export Fund)

This program has been updated to reflect uncertainty around travel and virtual international business opportunities, Please read the Guidelines carefully, particularly Section 4: Eligible Activities, and Section 5: Budget Requirements, and Eligible Expenditures.

The Ontario Creates Global Market Development program - Film and Television (formerly the Export Fund) provides eligible Ontario film and television production companies with funding to participate in international activities that support company growth and produce measurable business and market development results. Primary activities supported include targeted sales trips and attendance at international market events.

PROGRAM DEADLINE

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 5:00 pm ET


Funding Available

Successful applicants are eligible to receive up to $15,000 capped at 50% of the total costs for all activities.

NOTE: Full eligibility requirements and details can be found in Ontario Creates Global Market Development Fund – Film and Television Guidelines. Please read the guidelines completely before beginning your application. Ontario Creates reserves the right to revise Guidelines and Application Forms.

Application Process

  • Applications must be submitted via the Ontario Creates Online Application Portal (OAP) system. Applications submitted by any other method will not be accepted.
  • Before beginning an application, your company’s corporate information must be registered with the OAP. If you do not have a user account on OAP, please go to https://apply.ontariocreates.ca/ and click on “Register”. If your company is registered, the Ontario Creates Global Market Development Fund – Film and TV program deadline will appear in your dashboard. To start the application, click on “Start new application” and follow the onscreen directions to access the application form.
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to begin the application process early to allow ample time to compile and complete the necessary information. There is flexibility for completing the application form – you may begin at any time and save information as it is entered. Once saved, you can go back and edit and/or add information until the time when the application is actually submitted.
  • If you encounter problems setting up your company’s corporate information, you can email applyhelp@ontariocreates.ca for assistance. This email address can also be used for any technical questions you have about the OAP.

Information Sessions

Webinar #1

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Date:

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Time:

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET

Webinar #2

REGISTRATION CLOSED

Date:

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Time:

10:30 am – 12:00 pm ET

Recording of Information Session held on April 2022.

Attending an Information Session is not a substitute for reading the guidelines. Please read the guidelines.

If you are interested in attending an Ontario Creates Information Session but require it be conducted in French please send a request to programs@ontariocreates.ca by March 24, 2022 and arrangements will be made to schedule an additional session on an alternate date.

If you are interested in attending an Ontario Creates Information Session and have additional accessibility issues that need to be considered, please contact us as above.

Enquiries

Program Coordinator, Industry Initiatives
Phone: 416-642-6695
programs@ontariocreates.ca

Enquiries regarding the Online Application Portal(OAP) should be directed to applyhelp@ontariocreates.ca.

To receive notification of upcoming deadlines and program updates, please register here with your complete contact information, including your full name, company name and telephone number, as well as the name of the program that you are interested in.

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