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Ontario Creates Call For Applications - Submit Your Application #funding #grant #granting @OntarioCreates @matrixthinker

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Ontario Creates, an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport is the central catalyst for the province’s cultural media cluster including book publishing, film and television, interactive digital media, magazine publishing and music industries. Ontario Creates supports the following grant programs including:

Ontario Creates IDM Fund: Futures

Ontario Creates IDM Fund: Futures provides early-stage screen-based companies with access to the skills that they require to fast-track their knowledge acquisition and enhance the competitiveness of their companies through a series of courses administered by the following partner organizations:

  • Hand Eye Society
  • Interactive Ontario
  • Women in Film and Television – Toronto

The program is intended for companies that do not currently meet the requirements of the Ontario Creates IDM Fund: Concept Definition and Production programs:

  • new companies that are led by individuals with less than three years of professional IDM content creation experience (i.e. start-up company led by recent graduates)
  • established companies that are transitioning to IDM content creation from other industries (i.e. film company exploring digital-first content opportunities)

Ontario Creates IDM Fund: Futures consists of small group workshops. On conclusion of the program participants will:

  • have a business and marketing plan for their IDM product
  • have an understanding of business operations (including corporate financial statements)
  • be able to effectively pitch a project to an investor, channel partner or funding agency
  • have an understanding of the budget and financing considerations for IDM projects
  • be eligible for the Ontario Creates IDM Fund Concept Definition and Production program
  • have the opportunity to submit an application to receive one of a limited number of grants to assist with product development

Applications will be evaluated according to published criteria.

For more information on the Ontario Creates IDM Fund: Futures program visit the links below:

  • Hand Eye Society
  • Interactive Ontario
  • Women in Film and Television – Toronto

For further information, please send an inquiry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the appropriate partner organizations:

Hand Eye Society – Sagan Yee - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Interactive Ontario – Carly Beath – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Women in Film and Television – Toronto – Laurie Januska – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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