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Deadlines

Below are the opening and closing dates for our funding programs. We strongly recommend that applicants start the application process well before the program closes. Please consult the program’s webpage for more information. 

Feature films

Marketing Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Subject to availability of funds. April 19, 2022 8:00 AM EDT February 17, 2023 11:59 PM EST
Development Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Accepting applications for all streams. September 12, 2022 9:00 AM EDT October 03, 2022 11:59 PM EDT
Production Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
All production projects with budgets of $3.5 million or more (including Minority and Majority Co-productions, and Postproduction applications) November 28, 2022 8:00 AM EST December 09, 2022 11:59 PM EST
All production projects with budgets of less than $3.5 million (including Minority and Majority Co-productions, and Postproduction applications) January 23, 2023 8:00 AM EST February 06, 2023 11:59 PM EST
Second opening date for production projects with budgets of $3.5 million or more and a confirmed funding structure of 50% or more – subject to availability of funds March 27, 2023 8:00 AM EDT June 30, 2023 11:59 PM EDT
Second opening date for Minority co-productions and postproduction applications – subject to availability of funds March 27, 2023 8:00 AM EDT June 30, 2023 11:59 PM EDT
Talent to Watch Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
The program is now closed.
Theatrical Documentary Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Post-production applications – French Language Projects – All budget levels. Subject to availability of funding. July 18, 2022 8:00 AM EDT August 31, 2022 11:59 PM EDT

Festivals, activities and cinemas

Promotion Program – Limited Edition Stream
Description Opening Date Closing Date
For festivals with a start date between April 1, 2023 and September 30, 2023. August 29, 2022 8:00 AM EDT October 07, 2022 11:59 PM EDT
Applications are closed for festivals with start date between September 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023. May 16, 2022 8:00 AM EDT June 23, 2022 11:59 PM EDT
Medium to Large-Scale Festivals Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
For festivals with start dates between October 1, 2023, and March 31, 2024. January 03, 2023 8:00 AM EST January 30, 2023 11:59 PM EST
For festivals with start dates between April 1, 2024, and September 30, 2024. June 27, 2023 8:00 AM EDT July 24, 2023 11:59 PM EDT
Promotion Program – Industry Initiatives Stream
Description Opening Date Closing Date
For activities between April 1, 2023 and September 30, 2023 October 17, 2022 8:00 AM EDT November 25, 2022 11:59 PM EST
The program is no longer accepting applications for festivals between September 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023. July 04, 2022 8:00 AM EDT August 12, 2022 11:59 PM EST
Theatrical Exhibition Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Accepting all applications October 21, 2022 8:00 AM EST November 04, 2022 11:59 PM EST
Theatrical Distribution Compensation Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Accepting all applications. October 27, 2022 8:00 AM EDT November 10, 2022 11:59 PM EST
Promotion Program – General Admission Stream
Description Opening Date Closing Date
For festivals between April 1, 2023 and September 30, 2023. January 16, 2023 8:00 AM EST January 20, 2023 11:59 PM EDT
Applications are closed for festivals with a start date between July 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023. April 25, 2022 8:00 AM EDT May 06, 2022 11:59 PM EDT
General Admission Festivals Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Dates will be announced soon.

International programs

International Promotion Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Subject to availability of funds. April 19, 2022 8:00 AM EDT February 24, 2023 11:59 PM EST
Export Assistance Program
Description Opening Date Closing Date
For all applications until the closing date or the depletion of funds. August 18, 2022 8:00 AM EST February 17, 2023 11:59 PM EDT
EURIMAGES – European Cinema Support Fund
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Please check the Eurimages website for more details.

Temporary support

Reopening Fund – Open Access Stream
Description Opening Date Closing Date
For festivals held April 1, 2023 to June 30, 2023. January 30, 2023 8:00 AM EST February 09, 2023 11:59 AM EST
Applications are closed for festivals held July 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023. May 09, 2022 8:00 AM EST June 19, 2022 11:59 PM EST
Short-Term Compensation Fund for Canadian Audiovisual Productions (STCF)
Description Opening Date Closing Date
Projects with principal photography starting as of April 1, 2022, with a portion of principal photography that takes place after March 31, 2022. March 04, 2022 11:00 AM EST March 31, 2023 11:59 PM EST