Canada Media Fund

November 7, 2011

DOC responds to some of the proposals brought forward by the CMF

To read DOC's letter click here.


June 10, 2011

DOC applauds the federal government's ongoing funding of the CMF.

Click here to read DOC's letter to the Honourable James Moore.


June 23, 2010

DOC writes to the CMF asking for a POV envelope to be added in the French market as of 2011. Full text of the letter here (in French only).


March 26, 2010

DOC reacts to the CMF announcement regarding funding for POV documentaries. Read the press release here.


March 24, 2010

On March 26th, at the Metro Toronto Conference Centre, the staff of the Canada Media Fund will launch the new fund. DOC members can either attend, or tune in online for the webcast at 9:30 am (EST). Click here for more information.


January 25, 2010

DOC Chair John Christou writes to the CMF Board of Directors expressing concerns regarding proposed program guidelines and their impact on the documentary sector. Read more here.


September 4, 2009

DOC files its submission for the CMF Industry Consultations. To read the submission please click here.  To read the Executive Summary, please click here. For DOC's proposed CMF allocations, please click here.


June 10, 2009

DOC cautiously optimistic at appointment of new CMF. Read more here.


March 19, 2009

DOC urges you to write to your local representatives in response to the Canada Media Fund. Read more here.


March 11, 2009

Read DOC's press release New Canada Media Fund puts private companies in charge of key Canadian Cultural Fund. Please click here.

Read DOC's Backgrounder Document on the proposed Canada Media Fund. Please click here.



July 22, 2008

DOC urges Heritage Minister, the Hon. Josée Verner, to seriously consider the impact of some of the CRTC’s recommended changes in their CTF report. To view DOC’s position, please click here.

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