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 will be taking place effective the May 2nd, 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.

More Information
What's Going On?
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.......

January 25, 2016
Bell Fund Celebrates 2016 Canadian Screen Award Nominees
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January 19, 2016 The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced its nominees for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. The Awards celebrate Canadian talent and productions both in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes......

Latest News
March 29, 2016
February 2016 Funding Decisions
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The Board of Directors of the Bell Fund has announced its decisions for the February 1, 2016 round of applications. Over $5.4M in grants has been approved for 30 of the 52 (English and French) applications received, as follows: The......

Featured Projects
April 28, 2016
Bugs on the Menu

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April 13, 2016
Slasher VR

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April 13, 2016
The Next Step Dance Battle Game

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