Canadian productions, on all consumption platforms, in Canada and abroad.


To foster and promote the development of the Canadian audiovisual industry by playing a leadership role through financial support and initiatives that contribute to the industry’s commercial, cultural and industrial success.


We are a team of some 180 enthusiasts of Canadian media content, who:

Provide financial support to Canadian film projects and promote Canadian audiovisual success and talent at festivals, markets and events—regionally, nationally and around the world.

Administer the funding programs for the Canada Media Fund, which totalled

in fiscal

Make recommendations to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages regarding audiovisual treaty coproductions.


Headquartered in Montreal,
we serve our clients through four
offices located in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax.


In 2015-2016, our funding programs
provided $95.7 million in support for the
Canadian audiovisual industry:



in production
financing for
110 feature films


in marketing
funding for
105 feature films


in development
for the creation of
258 projects


for promotional events
in Canada supporting
42 Canadian film
and 102
industry events
and initiatives


to promote
Canadian films at
34 international
festivals, markets
and events


to recommend
53 audiovisual
treaty certification

Message from the Chair of the Board

We must ensure that our talented creators are known here and around the world. This vision gives even more importance to the audiences whose presence provides a true measure of industry success.

Michel Roy
Chair of the Board

Message from the Executive Director

I am pleased to note that more and more women – and young women – are choosing to become filmmakers in both feature film and documentary. Gender equality is an important issue across Canada and globally.

Carolle Brabant, FCPA, FCA, MBA
Executive Director