Development Fund

By mmuise
Description:

The Development Fund provides production companies funding for professional films, television programs or digital media projects.


Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of grants of 50% of the costs in the applicant's development budget, up to a maximum of $40,000.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Applications for the 2024–25 fiscal year will open on April 2, 2024.
Eligibility:

The applicant production company must:

  • be incorporated in the Yukon;
  • be registered to conduct business in the Yukon;
  • be in good standing with Government of Yukon Corporate Affairs;
  • be majority owned by Yukon residents;
  • have a Yukon business address;
  • be a production company primarily in the business of developing and producing professional media content;
  • be a for-profit company under Canada’s Income Tax Act;
  • have the rights to produce and exploit the project;
  • maintain a financial stake in the project; and
  • have a Yukon resident as the producer, including responsibility and control over:
    a) the project’s development;
    b) the creative, artistic, technical and financial aspects of the project;
    c) the selection, hiring and firing of the key artists and creative personnel involved in the project;
    d) all expenditures and budget overages related to the project;
    e) the project bank accounts; and
    f) the negotiation of initial agreements.
Application Steps:

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Documentation Needed:

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