Canada Media Fund
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The Canada Media Fund (CMF, French: Fonds des médias du Canada - FMC) is a merger of the Canadian Television Fund ("CTF") and the Canada New Media Fund, and opened its doors April 1, 2010. The CMF is an entity created by the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Canadian Cable Industry, although it is not a government agency, it is a public-private partnership,. While policy, research and communications rest with the CMF, the day-to-day administration of applications rests with a separate entity, that of the CMF Program Administrator (Telefilm Canada).
The creation of the Canada Media Fund was announced by Minister of Heritage, James Moore in a speech given on March 9, 2009.
Programs produced in association with CMF/FMC include:
- Total Drama (formerly financed by the CTF)
- Animism: The Gods' Lake in 2013
- Orphan Black
- Murdoch Mysteries
- Kim’s Convenience
- Baroness von Sketch
- Schitt's Creek
- Still Standing
Video games produced in association with CMF/FMC include:
- Business Policies on the Telefilm Canada Website
- MacMartin, Gregory. "Consortium Production Post-Mortem" (PDF). Interdimensional Games. Interdimensional Games. Retrieved 7 May 2016.
- Sapieha, Chad. "Hinterland founder Raphael van Lierop talks about The Long Dark". Financial Post. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
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