CMF launched their 2020-2021 guidelines and announced their budget on April 1st. The overall CMF budget is down about $600K from last year and is now $353 million. As [...]
Interactive Ontario (IO) is in discussion with various levels of governments in regards to the impact of COVID-19 on our industry as well as potential stimulus/relief measures. It is [...]
COVID-19 crisis Interactive Ontario (IO) made preliminary recommendations on stimulus and relief measures (fiscal 2020-2021) for the Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry to the provincial government, on March 23, [...]
Interactive Ontario submitted its pre-budget submission to the Government of Ontario on January 29, 2020. It contained key recommendations for the continued economic growth of the Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry in Ontario.
The Canada Media Fund has consulted the industry on strategies to improve its Experimental Stream programs. IO’s members and advocacy committee have advised on several matters.
The post-secondary sector can create and commercialize IP through collaborations with industry, which could benefit both academic institutions and the IDM sector.
The labour threshold for eligibility for OIDMTC annual filing for video game companies has been reduced from $1 million to $500,000, allowing smaller companies to access the tax credit.
On January 11, 2018, the CIAIC responded to a call for comments regarding the Review of the Canadian Communications Legislative Framework by the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel. The [...]
In December 2017, Interactive Ontario submitted a letter in support of the Toronto Media Arts Centre, specifically highlighting our positive experiences with Gamma Space and Dames Making Games. The space [...]
In October 2017, the CRTC issued Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2017-359, a call for comments on the Governor in Council’s s. 15 request for a report on future programming [...]