The Alberta Media Fund's (AMF) provides financial support that contributes to the sustainability, growth and development of Alberta's cultural industries. AMF program offerings have evolved over time to suit the needs of Alberta's creative industries (screen-based media production, book publishing, magazine publishing, and sound recording).
By updating the Alberta Media Fund's program offerings, government has been able to respond to the needs of Alberta's cultural industries. In particular, Alberta has been able to grow its film and television production ecosystem by evolving its primary financial support mechanism to the sector and introducing support for post-production projects.
Between 2015-16 to 2018-19, the Alberta Media Fund's combined annual expenses totalled approximately USD 142,024,159 (CAD 185,507,000).