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Export Fund – Film & Television


OMDC Export Fund


OMDC Export Fund


OMDC Export Fund


OMDC Export Fund


OMDC Export Fund

The OMDC Export Fund - Film and Television provides eligible Ontario producers with funding to pursue strategic export development activities that support company growth and produce measurable business development results. Primary activities supported include targeted sales trips and attendance at international market events to support the company’s content creation and exploitation activities. 


May 25, 2016 by 5:00 pm

Funding Available

Successful applicants are eligible to receive up to $15,000 capped at 50% of the total costs for all activities.

NOTE: Full eligibility requirements and details can be found in OMDC Export Fund – Film and Television Guidelines and the corresponding Appendix A. Please read the guidelines completely before beginning your application. OMDC reserves the right to revise Guidelines and Application Forms. 

Application Process
  • Applications must be submitted via the OMDC Online Application Portal (OAP) system. Applications submitted by any other method will not be accepted.
  • Prior to commencing an application, your Company’s corporate information must be registered. If you do not have a user account on OAP, please go to https://apply.omdc.on.ca and click on “Register”.
  • If your company is registered, the OMDC Export Fund program deadline will appear in your dashboard. To start the application, click on “Start new application” and follow the onscreen directions to access the application form.
  • Applicants are encouraged to start the application process well in advance of the deadline in case technical support is required. There is flexibility for completing the application form - you may begin at any time and save information as it is entered. Once saved, you can go back to edit and/or add information until the time when the application is actually submitted.
  • If you encounter problems setting up your Company’s corporate information, you can email applyhelp@omdc.on.ca for assistance. This email address can also be used for any technical questions you have about the OAP.

Information Sessions

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the upcoming OMDC Export Fund – Film and Television Information Session.  Please complete the online registration form by 5:00pm on the day prior to the Information Session. Unregistered guests will be accepted if there is available space. 

Information Session – Click here to access the online registration form (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
Date: Thursday April 14, 2016
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Conference Centre, Main Floor, South Tower, 175 Bloor Street East, Toronto 

Webinar* – Click here to access the online registration form (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
Date: Monday April 18, 2016
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

*Note: Access to this information session is limited. Priority will be given to persons with accessibility requirements and registrants located outside of the GTA. Online information session participants will receive an invitation via email with a link and password to login and will be able to call in via conference call during the session.

If you are interested in attending an Ontario Media Development Corporation Information Session but require it be conducted in French please send a request to programs@omdc.on.ca by Wednesday, April 13, 2016 and arrangements will be made to schedule an additional session on an alternate date.


Guidelines and Application Forms

OMDC Export Fund - Film and Television Guidelinespdf icon

OMDC Export Fund - Appendix Apdf icon

OMDC Export Fund - Film and Television Budget TemplateExcel icon

OMDC Export Fund - Change of Activity FormExcel icon

Application Form/Online Application Portal


Program Coordinator, Industry Initiatives
Phone: 416-642-6697

Enquiries regarding the Online Application Portal (OAP) should be directed to applyhelp@omdc.on.ca.

To receive notification of upcoming deadlines and program updates, please email programs@omdc.on.ca with your complete contact information, including your full name, company name and telephone number, as well as the name of the program that you are interested in.

Funding Deadlines

October 28, 2016
Music Industry Development

December 5, 2016
OMDC Research Grants

Contact Us

Program Coordinator
Industry Initiatives
Phone: 416-642-6697
Email: programs@omdc.on.ca  

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