Radio & Television

CMF sparks more than $1B in Canadian production, says first annual report

TORONTO – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) triggered more than $1 billion in production activity across Canada in 2010-2011, according to its first annual report released Monday. Through contributions from the Government and the country’s largest television service providers, the CMF provides financial support to the Canadian television and digital media industries through two streams of funding. The Experimental Stream supports the creation of leading-edge, interactive, digital media content and software applications, while the Convergent Stream supports the creation of innovative, convergent television and digital media content for consumption by Canadians anytime, anywhere. The inaugural slate of CMF programs were...