Development
2013

Total: $1,600,435
Detail: Development Program 2013
In 2013, over $1.6M was allocated to support the early development of 10 interactive digital media projects, and the development of 13 TV concepts, tied to 12 different broadcast channels, to be tested with audiences online. In October 2012 the Bell Fund introduced the new TV Development Online Digital Pilot program (now TV Developpement Online) to encourage the testing of content directly with audiences to inform creative development and audience engagement for eventual broadcast.
Number of projectsGrant
Program typeEnglishFrenchTotalEnglishFrenchTotal
Development9110$330,400
(21%)
$50,000
(3%)
$380,400
(24%)
TV Development Digital Pilot12113$1,145,035
(72%)
$75,000
(5%)
$1,220,035
(76%)

Development
1997-2013

Total: $10,060,489
Detail: Development Program 2001-2013
Since the inception of the Development Program in 2001, 256 digital media projects have been awarded grants totalling over $10M. These totals also include the TV Development Online program launched October 2012. The Development Program funding includes the interest generated by the BCE/CTV Benefits endowment.
Number of projectsGrant
Program typeEnglishFrenchTotalEnglishFrenchTotal
Development17482256$6,969,146
(69%)
$3,091,343
(31%)
$10,060,489
(100%)
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