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Guidelines for the screen-based production industry

Check out these updated guidelines for working safely in the sector:

Transitional provision as of April 1

For screen-based productions where the total production spend is $500,000 or greater, the Film and Television Tax Credit (FTTC), administered through Jobs, Economy and Innovation, is available to support medium and large-scale productions filming in Alberta.

Beginning on April 1, the transitional period ended and productions applying to the program must not have commenced principal photography prior to the application submission.

Learn more about the Film and Television Tax Credit.

Overview

The Alberta Media Fund (AMF) offers a variety of grants to help support the growth, sustainability, competitiveness and business attraction of our province’s cultural industries.

Organizations involved in the creation and development of screen-based productions, digital media, script writing, book publishing, magazine publishing and sound recording can apply for funding.

Funding available includes:

Application deadlines vary per grant. Refer to the grant guidelines relevant to your organization for more information.

This funding allows organizations to:

  • promote economic diversification and investment
  • develop industry professionals and create jobs
  • grow national and international interest
  • support the creation of Alberta content
  • attract work from inside and outside Alberta

Funding at a glance

  Alberta Made Production Grant Post-Production, Visual Effects and Digital Animation Grant Project/Script Development Grant Cultural Industry Grants
Web page Alberta Made Production Grant Post-Production, Visual Effects and Digital Animation Grant Project/Script Development Grant Cultural Industry Grants
Funding (max.) $125,000 $200,000 $55,000 per project Varies, depending on the grant stream
Application deadlines January 16, 2021 and July 16, 2021 March 1, 2021 March 1, 2021
Stream priorities Covers 25% of eligible Alberta labour and non-labour costs Covers labour expenses for post-production animation and visual effects organizations. Covers expenses related to script or project development.

Contact

Connect with the Alberta Media Fund:

Phone: 780-422-8584
Toll free: 310-0000 followed by the number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]

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