OMDC Newsletter
April 2014

OMDC SUCCESS STORY: marblemedia

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Mark Bishop and Matt Hornburg of marblemedia wanted to build something new—a company different from traditional producers. + Read More

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Get Ready For This Year’s Trillium Book Award Announcement!

Shortlisted authors for the 2014 Trillium Book Award will be announced on May 21, 2014. Mark your calendars for a public reading by Ontario authors shortlisted for this year’s Trillium Book Awards on June 16, 2014. For more information email: trillium2014@omdc.on.ca . The winners’ announcement will be made on the evening of June 17, 2014.

OMDC Program Deadlines and News

OMDC Film Fund Round 1

June 23, 2014 - OMDC Research Grant Application Deadline
Research grant applicants are reminded that it is their responsibility to ensure that they are working with the most current program guidelines and application materials. Please visit our website at this link, before beginning your application for the most up to date guidelines and application processes.

Ongoing | OMDC's Industry Development Program now incorporates the previous OMDC Trade Organization Support and Domestic Markets and Events programs. The program offers financial and, where appropriate, strategic support to established trade and event organizations that are undertaking initiatives that provide business growth and business development opportunities for Ontario cultural media companies. Guidelines are now posted on our website at http://www.omdc.on.ca/film_and_tv/Funding/Industry_Development_Program.htm. For further information contact: programs@omdc.on.ca.

OMDC's OAP Training Videos Available Online!

We are very pleased to announce that the OAP training videos have gone live and can be found on the Online Application Portal Training Videos page of the OMDC website.

OAP Quick Tip

Unable to submit your tax credit application? Be sure to send us the completed Signing Officer Delegation form to have the status of the company confirmed today!

OIDMTC Milestone

OMDC is proud to have issued its 1,000th Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit Certificate in March. The OIDMTC was first announced in 1998 and over the history of this credit it has supported the development of approximately 4,800 interactive digital media products in Ontario.

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