The Bell Fund encourages and funds the creation and development
of excellent Canadian digital/TV multi-platform projects.

Important Program Changes

Program changes were announced in February and took place effective the May 2, 2016 deadline.
Recently, the CMF also released changes to their requirements for digital media components. Each of the Funds’ requirements are different. To avoid confusion, we strongly recommend that you review a full list of changes to the Bell Fund programs on our website here. There will be no exceptions.


Apply for funding

Applications for all funding programs are now submitted online. No hard-copies required. Accepting existing application forms as “Project Details”. For cross-platform projects both a TV and DM application must be completed.

Apply online


February 1, May 2, July 15, October 3
Applications are due by 5pm EST.

Funding decisions will be announced 6-8 weeks after the deadline.

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What's Going On?
June 20, 2016
Bell Fund Sponsors Sunny Side of the Doc in La Rochelle, France
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June 20, 2016 Bell Fund Sponsors Sunny Side of the Doc in La Rochelle, France. Canada is the Country of Honour for the this year’s edition of Sunny Side of the Doc, the four-day international market for factual......

March 31, 2016
Bell Fund Partners with MIPTV 2016 as Exclusive Official Chair for Digital Talks
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Four Conference Sessions to Feature Digital Advances and Experts Toronto, Cannes, March 31, 2016 – Digital entertainment advances take centre stage this year at MIPTV the world’s content market, held annually in Cannes.......

Latest News
August 29, 2016
July 2016 Funding Decisions
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The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the July 15, 2016 round of applications. Over $4.3M in grants has been approved for 23 of the 41 (English and French) applications received, as follows: The......

Featured Projects
July 12, 2016
Hip-Hop Evolution

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July 12, 2016
Newfoundland at Armageddon

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June 27, 2016
Nerds & Monsters: Nerdicopter

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