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One of Ontario’s great advantages is our strength across so many different sectors – and the collaboration that takes place between the sectors to exploit those strengths to even greater advantage.  OMDC is committed to sustaining the commercial and market success of Ontario’s creative companies as they develop, produce and roll out their products onto digital platforms. As delivery platforms continue to rapidly change and evolve, cross- sector partnerships are more vital than ever to our cultural industries. OMDC is uniquely positioned to bring these creative communities together at events like From Page To Screen; Music Makes It!; IFF (International Financing Forum at TIFF); Producers Lab Toronto.

Industry Development Program
OMDC provides support to Ontario’s cultural entrepreneurs by partnering with established trade and event organizations to offer initiatives, events and activities that stimulate the growth of the cultural media industries.
OMDC Research Grants
OMDC offers financial support directly to incorporated not-for-profit industry organizations undertaking research initiatives that support or complement the mandate of OMDC.
Business Initiatives
OMDC helps Ontario’s creative industries find partners through a variety of initiatives including: Digital Dialogue; From Page To Screen; International Financing Forum; and Music Makes It!
Research and Industry Information
OMDC provides research on Ontario’s creative industries, including industry profiles. Our Online Research Library is accessible 24/7 and contains hundreds of OMDC-funded and other industry studies.



Funding Deadlines

May 3, 2017
Music Company Development

May 4, 2017
OMF – Music Futures

August 28, 2017
IDM Fund: Production and Concept Definition

October 4, 2017
OMF – Music Futures

October 10, 2017
Film Fund

October 26, 2017
OMF - Music Industry Development


See how Ontario’s creative industries are thriving in OMDC’s 2015-16 Year In Review