CMF, Quebecor Fund invest over $800,000 in four production companies 

Feb 29, 2024

Toronto and Montreal, Thursday February 29, 2024 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and the Quebecor Fund (QF) today announced an investment of $832,787 in the business models of four production companies: Picbois Productions inc., Lustitia International inc., Trio Orange International inc., and Encore Télévision Distribution inc.  

This investment is being made through the Export Assistance Program (EXAP), a CMF-QF partnership supporting export initiatives and marketing efforts for audiovisual content adapted to international markets and Canadian markets outside Quebec. The CMF contributed $500,000 to this round of funding, and the QF, $332,787. 

Since 2017, the CMF has provided $4.3M in funding through the EXAP.  

About the Canada Media Fund  
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances, and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice, and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. The CMF receives financial contributions from the Government of Canada and Canada’s cable, satellite, and IPTV distributors. Visit our website for more information.  

About the Quebecor Fund  
The Quebecor Fund was established through Videotron Ltd., a Quebecor Media Inc. company, which provides more than $5 million annually in broadcasting distribution undertaking (BDU) contributions to Canada’s film and television industry.  

It is a non-profit private fund that supports the development, production, marketing and export of high-quality content and its exploitation on multiple platforms. To date, Quebecor Fund’s programs have paid out a total of nearly $135 million.  

The Board of Directors is responsible for all decisions pertaining to the Fund, including its priorities, and is entirely and exclusively responsible for its funding decisions. The deadline for submissions for the next round of the Television Production Assistance Program is Tuesday, April 2, 2024. The deadline for the next round of the Film Production Assistance Program is Tuesday, January 23, 2024, unless a special notice stating otherwise is posted on the website. All applications for all program must be submitted electronically. For more information, please visit quebecorfund.ca. 

Media contacts 

Serge Thibaudeau 
Chief Executive Officer – Quebecor Fund 
[email protected] 

Maxime Ruel  
Senior Manager, Communications – Canada Media Fund 
[email protected] 

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