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Export Fund – Film & Television


Ontario Creates Export Fund


Ontario Creates Export Fund


Ontario Creates Export Fund


Ontario Creates Export Fund


Ontario Creates Export Fund

The Ontario Creates 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. 

Monday, April 15, 2019 5:00 pm ET

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 Ontario Creates Export Fund – Film and Television Guidelines. Please read the guidelines completely before beginning your application. Ontario Creates reserves the right to revise Guidelines and Application Forms. 

Application Process
  • Applications must be submitted via the Ontario Creates 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.ontariocreates.ca and click on “Register”.
  • If your company is registered, the Ontario Creates Export Fund program deadline will appear in your dashboard. To start the application, click on “Start new application” and follow the on-screen 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@ontariocreates.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 Ontario Creates Export Fund – Film and Television Information Session.  Please complete the online registration form by 5:00 pm on the day prior to the Information Session. Unregistered guests will be accepted if there is available space. 


Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

Information Session – REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Location: Conference Centre, Main Floor, North Tower, 175 Bloor Street East, Toronto 

*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 Creates Information Session but require it be conducted in French please send a request to programs@ontariocreates.ca by March 8, 2019 and arrangements will be made to schedule an additional session on an alternate date. Our building is wheelchair accessible. Enter via the North Tower accessible entrance, located on Bloor Street East, beside Tim Horton’s.

Guidelines and Application Forms

Ontario Creates Export Fund - Film and Television Guidelinespdf icon

Ontario Creates Export Fund - Film and Television Budget TemplateExcel icon

Ontario Creates Export Fund - Change of Activity FormExcel icon

Application Form/Online Application Portal

Applicant Affidavit


Program Coordinator, Industry Initiatives
Phone: 416-642-6695

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

To receive notification of upcoming deadlines and program updates, please register here 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

Film Fund - Production
CYCLE 1: March 11, 2020, 5:00 PM EST

Contact Us

Program Coordinator
Industry Initiatives
Phone: 416-642-6695
Email: programs@ontariocreates.ca  

Online Application Portal

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