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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Ontario Creates-CMF IDM Futures Forward ProgramThe Ontario Creates-CMF IDM Futures Forward Program is a partnership with Ontario Creates and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) that provides funding for early-stage project-related development.

This program seeks to support companies that often have barriers to accessing project funding and to support the very beginning of a project’s creative process with the objective of giving a project a better chance to succeed in future stages of funding.

Deadline: December 19, 2023, by 5:00 pm ET

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR THE TRILLIUM BOOK AWARDThe Ontario government established the Trillium Book Award in 1987 to recognize excellence, support marketing and foster increased public awareness of the quality and diversity of Ontario writers and writing.

The Trillium Award is open to books in any genre: fiction, non-fiction, drama, children’s books and poetry. Anthologies and translations are not eligible. A jury of writers and figures from the literary community judges all submissions and selects the winning titles.

Deadline: January 31, 2024 – for titles published in November and December 2023