Date Posted: June 8, 2021

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and Northern Ireland Screen announced today the reopening of their funding incentive for the development of screen-based projects between Canadian and Northern Ireland producers. Click HERE to read the guidelines.

Now in its fourth consecutive year, the Canada-Northern Ireland Co-development Incentive for Audio-visual Projects funds the co-development of television projects in the drama, documentary, animation or education genres, or digital media content made for other platforms, including web series, video games, transmedia projects, and virtual or augmented reality.

The amount available for this year will be CAD$200,000 (ÂŁ117,000) with half the funds contributed by each funding organisation. The total maximum contribution for each project funded through the Incentive will be CAD$50,000 (ÂŁ29,250).

Producers interested in applying to receive funding can apply until Wednesday 1st September.

Finding an international partner

Producers interested in finding an international partner as part of this development incentive are invited to post a profile of their company on the CMF website by clicking here. Profiles will be accessible to all, including potential partners from other countries.

For more information, please contact Aine Walsh, Head of Irish Language Broadcast Fund, by emailing