FILM & TV DEVELOPMENT GRANT

THREE STREAMS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

GRANT OVERVIEW

This grant augments other resources available to qualified Saskatchewan production companies as they undertake one of 4 different streams of film and tv development.

 

IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE

To provide producers with enhanced support in response to financial challenges created by COVID-19, film development grants will temporarily permit related-party transactions to be included in eligible expenses. ​ 

FOUR INVESTMENT STREAMS

Pre-Development Stream

  • assists with costs related to concept-to-outline writing and creation of pitching materials required to present to broadcasters and other financiers

  •  OPEN 
     Deadlines: 
     October 28, 2020 at 4pm 
     January 27, 2021 at 4pm 

First Draft Stream

  • assists with costs related to continuing development (e.g. taking a script treatment to an outline or first draft) of projects that have secured development monies from a eligible source (e.g. broadcaster or distributor)

  •  OPEN 
     Deadlines:
     October 28, 2020 at 4pm 
     January 27, 2021 at 4pm 

Final Draft Stream

  • assists with costs related to continuing development (e.g. script polish, and pre-production activities) of projects that have secured development monies from an eligible source (e.g. broadcaster or distributor)

  •  OPEN 
     Deadlines:
     October 28, 2020 at 4pm 
     January 27, 2021 at 4pm 

Slate Development Stream

  • assists with costs related to development of two to five eligible film or television projects with the potential to leverage development financing from other funding agencies and the private sector

  •  CLOSED 
     Opens Nov 4, 2020 
     Deadline: January 27, 2021 at 4pm 

SASKATCHEWAN PRODUCTION REQUIREMENT

Projects receiving development funds must repay the investment if production takes place outside Saskatchewan.

OFFICIAL GRANT GUIDELINES


  • All applicants must read the Official Grant Guidelines. The official guidelines supercede all information contained elsewhere on this website, delivered to applicants by Program Officers, or otherwise made publicly available.
  • All applicants must read the General Program Guidelines, which contains important details that apply to all Creative Saskatchewan grants




AFTER YOU'RE APPROVED


50% of the approved funds are provided to successful applicants when they sign the letter of agreement. The remaining 50% of the funds are delivered after the project is complete, and we've approved your final report.




ASSESSMENT CRITERIA


As explained in the General Program Guidelines your application will be assessed by specific criteria in three categories

  • Relevance
  • Impact
  • Experience & Capacity
Slate & Pre Development Stream: Click here for the assessment criteria specific to the Slate Stream. Click here for the assessment criteria specific to the Pre Development Stream. You'll be asked these questions as part of the online Grant Management System application process. Listed beside each criteria is the maximum number of points available as each application is scored. Applicants may wish to pay particular attention to criteria with the highest number of points available. First & Final Draft Streams: Assessed according to this Scoring Rubric




AFTER YOU APPLY


You'll receive results approximately 8 to 10 weeks after the deadline date.




APPLICATION PROCESSING TIME


Applicants can expect to receive results within 8 weeks from deadline date.
Results will be delivered via e-mail, and will be available in GMS.





what's new

Changes and updates for 2020.

We're always consulting with creative industry stakeholders to ensure this grant remains effective. Find out what's been changed most recently.

grant in action

Real-life recipient success stories.

Market & Export Development is one of Creative Saskatchewan's most versatile programs. Check out a recent example of how a recipient put it to use.

recipients

Every grant recipient. Every project.

Here's a list of everyone who has recently received this grant, what their project was, and how much they successfully applied for.

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