Projects eligible for the Special Initiative: ï The Applicant must be able to prove that either the screenwriter or the director resides outside
Quebec. Allowance can be made, on a case-by-case basis, for a Quebec resident to co-direct or cowrite the project if it can be demonstrated that the individualís contribution will foster the development of francophone talent outside Quebec.
ï Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the project concept, treatment, research report and outline must be written and submitted in
ï In the case of co-productions with a company not eligible for the French-Language Production Outside Quebec Special Initiative, the eligible Applicant must have initiated the project and must own at least 75% of the copyright in the production.
ï In the case of co-productions with a company not eligible for the French-Language Production Outside Quebec Special Initiative, the eligible Applicant, if he initiated the project and owns between 51% and
74% of the copyright in the production, can only apply to the Special Initiative for a portion equal to his share of the co-production budget.
E – Eligible Genres and Genre Allocations
The CTF supports the following programming genres: drama, documentary, childrenís and youth programming, and variety and performing arts programming.The definition of each of these genres is contained in the Guideline modules.
Within this Special Initiative, the CTF has allocated funding by program genre, as follows:
This breakdown does not imply that the envelopes are definitive, but rather represents preliminary expenditure targets within the framework of the Special Initiative.
The CTF retains the right to adjust these objectives, based on the quality of the submissions and level of demand.