The Alberta Media Fund (AMF) provides support to organizations and individuals involved in the Cultural Industries, which include screen-based media production, book and magazine publishing and sound recordings.
For more information on any of the grants listed below, please email AMF administration at Cultural Industries
Screen-Based Production Grant (SPG)
The Screen-Based Production Grant supports the creation of film and television production in Alberta. This improved grant replaces the previous Alberta Production Grant. It offers up to 30 per cent of eligible production expenditures made in Alberta as well as a potential increase in the $5 million per-project cap of up to $7.5 million in funding per project. Applications are evaluated through a competitive process that awards points based on economic or cultural criteria such as job creation, the use of Alberta cast and crew, the use of Alberta infrastructure such as the Calgary Film Centre, diversity, and the use of Alberta subject matter.
Application intake is now open until 11:59 p.m. on April 2, 2018.
Application Intake Windows*
February 1 to March 31
June 1 to July 31
October 1 to November 30
*If the closing date falls on a weekend or stat holiday, the application intake will close the following business day.
Interactive Digital Media Grant
The Interactive Digital Media Grant supports Alberta’s digital media industry by providing a labour based grant to eligible companies, assisting organizations in expanding their workforce and encouraging Alberta talent. Organizations may apply for up to $200,000 in funding.
Post-Production, Visual Effects and Digital Animation Grant
The Post-Production, Visual Effects and Digital Animation Grant assists post-production companies with a labour based grant, encouraging activity in the post-production, visual effects and digital animation sector in Alberta. Organizations may apply for up to $200,000 in funding.
Project Script Development Grant
The Project Script Development Grant supports Albertan writers, directors and producers by providing financial assistance towards the creation of quality, marketable and commercial production-ready projects and/or scripts. This grant is available for original projects with a broadcast length of 30 minutes or more. Applications must involve participation of a writer and producer. The producer must be an Albertan resident.
Cultural Industries Grants
Alberta Production Grant
The Alberta Production Grant (APG) is no longer accepting applications. Please refer to the Screen-Based Production Grant. For information and resources for existing applications, please visit the APG page.