Services and information


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 industry organizations.

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

  Screen-based Production Grant Interactive Digital Media Grant Post-Production, Visual Effects and Digital Animation Grant Project/Script Development Grant Cultural Industry Grants
Web page Screen-based Production Grant Interactive Digital Media Grant Post-Production, Visual Effects and Digital Animation Grant Project/Script Development Grant Cultural Industry Grants
Funding (max.) Up to 30% of eligible production costs to a maximum of $5 million. $200,000 $200,000 $55,000 per project

Varies, depending on the grant stream

Application deadlines March 31, 2018 March 31, 2018 March 31, 2018 March 1, 2018
Stream priorities Provides funds to support film and television production in Alberta. Covers labour costs for companies involved in interactive digital media and gaming products. Covers labour expenses for post-production animation and visual effects organizations. Covers expenses related to script or project development.

Contact

Main Line: 780-422-8584 (toll-free calls, dial 310-000 first)
Email: Culturalindustries@gov.ab.ca