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The SaskTel Max Equity Fund provides financial support to eligible Saskatchewan-based independent producers.
Creative Saskatchewan may invest in eligible projects that demonstrate significant economic, cultural, and employment benefit to the Saskatchewan industry, and a high potential of recoupment and profit in the application.
Creative Saskatchewan administers this fund on behalf of SaskTel.
View the Annual SaskTel Fund Report here
All deadlines close at 4:00 PM Saskatchewan time. If a deadline falls on a statutory holiday or a weekend, applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM the following business day.
Application processing time: Applicants can expect to receive results within 8 weeks from the deadline date.
The fund is a competitive fund that may provide equity investment in support of eligible productions to a maximum of 20% of the approved cash budget.
Applicants must have experience as producers of film, video, or digital delivery productions, co-own the project, and be incorporated or registered pursuant.
In addition to the Guidelines below, projects in the following categories are eligible:
Please note that if ineligible expenses (outlined in the Guidelines above) exceed 50% of the project budget, the application will be deemed ineligible.
You’ll be asked these questions as part of the online Grant Management System application process, pay close attention to the maximum number of points available!
Tip – Looking for co-production partners or suppliers in Saskatchewan? View a list here
Tip – Grant writing webinars are available on our YouTube channel
Book a consult Our Film Department is happy to walk you through eligibility criteria, tips for success, and best practices.