Alberta Media Fund

Supporting the growth and sustainability of our province's cultural industries.

Services and information

This grant supports smaller budget Alberta productions and contributes to government’s goal of growing Alberta’s cultural industries.

Apply for funding to support Alberta companies that use Alberta labour on post-production, visual effects and digital animation projects.

Alberta producers can apply for funding to support the development of their scripts and/or projects.

This grant supports the creation of film and television production in Alberta.

Funding provided to eligible companies for the production of their films, television series and digital media productions in Alberta.

Alberta Media Fund changes

A new grant has been created under the Alberta Media Fund. See our fact sheet to learn more:

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, 2020 and July 16, 2020 March 1, 2020 March 1, 2020
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

To connect with the Alberta Media Fund:

Phone: 780-422-8584
Toll free: 310-0000 followed by the number (in Alberta)
Email: culturalindustries@gov.ab.ca