INDUSTRY ADVISORY – Canada New Media Fund Guidelines for 2009-2010

<strong>April 15, 2009 – As per the industry advisory issued on March 20, 2009, the 2009-2010 Canada New Media Fund (CNMF) guidelines are now available.

The deadline for Product Assistance applications is May 4, 2009. Since this is the final year of the fund, projects supported through the Product Assistance component of the fund must be completed by January 29, 2010.Telefilm has reduced its documentation requirements and eliminated the Expression of Interest (EOI) stage to facilitate the application process. Guidelines can be found at: http://www.telefilm.ca/03/311.asp?doc_id=36&fond_id=3.

The deadline for Sectoral Assistance applications is June 19, 2009. Events and initiatives supported through the Sectoral Assistance component of the fund must be held prior to March 31, 2010. Guidelines can be found at: http://www.telefilm.ca/03/311.asp?lang=en&doc_id=528&fond_id=3.

Clients are encouraged to consult their regional CNMF contacts prior to submitting applications.