Cross Platform Digital Media Development

The development program is designed to support the digital media independent production sector. The Bell Fund development program provides funding for digital media content development of digital media projects associated with a TV program or series. Digital media producers will take projects from the concept stage to fully developed production proposals.

Development may include, but is not limited to, activities such as prototype development, detailed production planning, content and technology design, design documentation, budgeting and financing, production scheduling, business and marketing planning, research and testing, and project proposal development. Funding is available in the form of grants not to exceed 75% of the costs of development of the digital media project to a maximum of $50,000.

Required application documents:

  1. Complete Project Details Form, in *.DOC format
  2. Refer to the Document Checklist for details on the required supplemental documents.

All documents must be submitted electronically via the online application portal

Apply online


Guidelines and Policies

Guidelines – Development Program (including Professional Development)
(rev. February 2016)

Application Forms and Templates

Project Details Form – Dev.
(rev. May 2015)
Document Checklist – Dev.
(rev. May 2015)
Broadcaster Support Form – Dev.
(rev. February 2016)
Budget Template – Development
(rev. February 2016)

Reporting Forms and Templates

Cost Report Template – Development
(rev. February 2016)If you used an old budget template (prior to May 2012), please contact our offices for the corresponding cost report template.
Final Report – Development
(rev. October 2007)