Summary of Canadian Financial Incentives for the Production of Animation, Digital Media and Interactive Content


Table of contents:

3 Foreword

4 Federal Government

5 British Columbia

6 Ontario

8 Quebec

9 Manitoba

10 Nova Scotia

10 Prince Edward Island

11 Heenan Blaikie’s Entertainment Law Practice Team

12 Our offices


Digital migration is accelerating and the digital media industry is the entertainment industry’s main engine of growth in Canada. It is expected that the video game sector in Canada will expand to over US $2 billion in 2013, a compound annual growth rate of 6.2%.

The Canadian federal government and certain Canadian provincial governments offer an array of tax incentive programs for corporations that develop digital content, including video games. Canadian provinces that offer financial incentives for animation, digital media and interactive content production include: British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

Heenan Blaikie’s team of dedicated entertainment and media professionals has the specialized expertise to help you navigate and maximize these incentives. We welcome the opportunity to put our industry expertise and resources to work for you.

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