Financing for high-budget English-language feature films

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About the program

Get a repayable advance or a repayable equity investment of up to $4 million to cover up to 30% of the production or post-production costs for a primarily English-language feature-length fictional film.

Not currently accepting applications

Who can apply

  • Canadian audiovisual production companies who:
  • Have their head office in Canada.


An applicant must meet all the following eligibility criteria:

  • be a Canadian-controlled corporation, as determined under sections 26 to 28 of the Investment Canada Act;
    • have its head office in Canada and carry out its activities in Canada; and
    • operate as an audiovisual production company.

Furthermore, individual producers and other key production personnel exercising creative and financial control over the project submitted to Telefilm must be Canadian citizens, within the definition of the Citizenship Act, or permanent residents within the definition of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

How to apply

Give your application the best chance at approval. AKR Consulting has an 99% approval rating across all<u> Canadian funding programs.</u>

For any inquiry, please call: AKR Consulting Canada at 905-678-6368


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