The Canadian Television Fund Special Initiatives Stream (www.canadiantelevisionfund.ca) :
- Aboriginal Language Productions: Telefilm Canada administers the funding programs of the Canadian Television Fund. In particular, there is a special envelope specifically designed to support Aboriginal language productions, which recognizes the unique characteristics and challenges of Canada’s Aboriginal language television market. To be eligible, the individual producer must be a self-declared Aboriginal person and must own 51% of the production company and copyright in the production. Projects should meet the criteria set out in the Main Documents of the CTF Guidelines. However, the CTF will adopt a flexible approach for certain considerations.;
- French-Language Productions outside of Quebec: This program is specifically designed to encourage official minority-language production in Canada by companies, outside the province of Quebec, who produce primarily in French. he spirit and intent is to ensure that stories from French-language communities outside of Quebec are told on Canadian television. The initiative is only available to applicants and productions which, at the CTF’s sole discretion, are clearly products of those communities. Applicants must meet all other CTF terms and conditions.