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Alberta Media Fund (AMF) – Screen-based Production Grant


The SPG covers up to 30% of eligible production costs under 2 funding envelopes: • Cultural Envelope for requests up to and including $3 million • Commercial Envelope for requests over $3 million For each funding envelope there are 2 tiers to distinguish between Albertan and non-Albertan ownership.


The Alberta Media Fund (AMF) provides support to organizations and individuals involved in the Cultural Industries, which include screen-based media production, book and magazine publishing and sound recordings. The Alberta Production Grant provides key funding for the creation of screen-based narrative content.

Eligible Applicants

  • engaged primarily in film, television or digital media production
  • incorporated under the Business Corporations Act, or registered as an extra-provincial company in Alberta
  • in good standing with the Corporate Registry
  • in good standing with the Alberta Media Fund

Eligible Expenses

All expenditures where the good or service is purchased and consumed in Alberta.
Eligible projects must be new productions for broadcast or distribution. It can be a single production or a series.

Applicants must also be able to demonstrate that principal photography on the project will commence:

  • no more than 180 days prior to submission
  • within 250 days following the application deadline

The amount spent in Alberta on your project must be greater than $50,000, before GST.

Deadline Date

  Note that the October 15 to November 15, 2019, intake window for the Screen-based Production Grant is delayed, pending the release of Budget 2019 on October 24, 2019. Detailed information about the program will be available shortly thereafter.


Contact Name: Alberta Media Fund

Phone Number: 780-422-8584

E-mail Address:


Industry: Arts and Culture, Location: Alberta ,
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