Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Federal Funding


Many funds are available in Canada to film producers. The guide published annually by the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA)  is an excellent source of information. The Alberta Multimedia Development Fund can be used in conjunction with the CMPA incentives.

Canada Media Fund
Phone: 416.214.4400
Toll free: 1.877.975.0766 
info@cmf-fmc.ca
www.cmf-fmc.ca

National Film Board of Canada
1.800.267.7710 
www.nfb.ca

Telefilm Canada - Head Office
Montréal, QC
Phone: 514.283.6363
Toll free: 1.800.567.0890 
info@telefilm.gc.ca 
www.telefilm.gc.ca

Telefilm Canada - Western Region
Vancouver, BC
Phone: 604.666.1566
Toll free: 1.800.663.7771 
info@telefilm.gc.ca
www.telefilm.gc.ca


Federal Tax Credits 
Canadian Audio Video Certification Office (CAVCO) administers the following programs:

Canadian Film and Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC)
The objective of the CPTC is to encourage Canadian programming and to develop an active domestic production sector. This fully refundable credit is available at the rate of 25 per cent of the qualified labour expenditure of an eligible production.
1.888.433.2200
www.pch.gc.ca

Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit (PSTC)
The PSTC is designed to enhance Canada as a location of choice for film and video productions employing talented Canadians, as well as strengthen the industry and secure investment. The PSTC is available at a rate of 16 per cent of qualified Canadian labour expenditures.
1.888.433.2200
www.pch.gc.ca