On August 31, 2010, The Canada Media Fund (www.cmf-fmc.ca) announced that it will be extending the second round application deadline for the Experimental Stream from October 4, 2010 to November 14. 2010. $27 million is available through the fund this year, with 60% of the fund being allocated to first round applicants and 40% to second round applicants. The first deadline was July 5, 2010, and the CMF expects to announce winning first round applicants in early October 2010. For more information regarding the Experimental Stream, please visit the website.
The Experimental Stream supports the creation of innovative Canadian interactive digital media content and application software. This program is designed to support the research and development of leading-edge content and applications intended to facilitate the distribution of Canadian content.
Projects funded through this program must be developed for commercial use through the Canadian media industry or public use by Canadians. Funding is allocated according to a selective process using an evaluation matrix. For details, read the Experimental Stream guidelines.