General Admission Festivals Program
The General Admission Festivals Program provides streamlined funding to small and/or emerging film festivals taking place starting on or after October 1, 2023, that are aimed at the general public.
Medium to Large-Scale Festivals Program
The Medium to Large-Scale Festivals Program finances long-established medium to large-scale film festivals and film markets in Canada, starting on or after October 1, 2023.
Promotion – Industry Initiatives Stream
This Stream provides funding for activities not covered by the other two streams of the Promotion Program, including awards ceremonies, alternative distribution networks, conferences and training activities.
This program is for Canadian commercial theatre operators and is designed to support the exhibition of and access to Canadian films in Canadian theatres.
Theatrical Distribution Compensation
This program offers assistance to Canadian distribution companies whose business operations have been affected by public health advisories requiring complete theatre closures or reduced capacity, which has impacted their revenues and therefore their financial capacity.
These programs are no longer being offered. The information below is for final reporting and reference purposes only.
Promotion – Limited Edition Stream
This stream includes long-established medium to large-scale film festivals and film markets.
Promotion – General Admission Stream
This stream aims to provide funding to small and emerging film festivals.