NB Film, Television & New Media Industry Support Program – Development Incentive

By mmuise
Description:

The NB Film, Television & New Media Industry Support Program – Development Incentive provides funds in the form of a grant to support the development of projects that have already secured intent or commitment from a broadcaster, funding agency and/or third party financing. Its aim is to support a viable and culturally significant film industry in New Brunswick.


Comments on Funding:

Funding for dramatic feature films, made-for-TV movies, dramatic TV series and mini-series is up to 50% of the approved development budget to a maximum of $120,000 per project. Funding for all other genres of projects is up to 40% of the approved development budget to a maximum of $50,000.

Deadline: Continuous Intake
Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be incorporated New Brunswick companies having a permanent establishment in the province,
  • demonstrate that their primary purpose is the domestic or collaborative production of film or television products,
  • be privately owned or publicly-traded corporations. Eligible projects are: Feature films, Television content (MOW’s, sitcoms, dramatic series, docu-series), documentaries, reality and lifestyle series and non-animated children’s programming.
Application Steps:

The applicants must send their applications via email to: culture@gnb.ca.

Documentation Needed:

The applicant must submit:
1. a completed, signed (by an authorized person) and dated application form,
2. a description of the proposed project,
3. a list of the key personnel involved in the project,
4. the financial structure proposed for the development of the project and details of the financing that is already in place,
5. a co-production agreement (if and when applicable),
6. corporate information (articles of incorporation, corporate structure, etc.),
7. any additional information as requested by the Branch. 8. an operational plan that demonstrates the producer will ensure that all screening, physical distancing, self-isolation directives and COVID-19 regulations in place by the Province of New Brunswick and municipalities within New Brunswick are respected.

Other Things to Note:

Applications are accepted until depletion of the Development Incentive funding envelope. 

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