Support for Promotion and Dissemination – Theatrical Distribution Support – Section 2.1: Complimentary Support for Distribution

Aide à la promotion et à la diffusion – Aide à la diffusion en salles – Volet 2.1 : Aide à la diffusion complémentaire



Program Type




Type of Aid


Financial Aid

50%, up to $20,000


This section of the program aims to increase the distribution of films from Quebec and the rest of the world with limited distribution through financial support for promotion, programming and the circulation of these films outside of commercial circuits across all regions of Quebec.


  • This section of the program is intended for organizations that raise awareness and promote an offering of films for Quebec audiences that are distinct from those of commercial networks
  • Projects can take the form of:
  • Programming that showcases documentaries as well as short-, medium-, and feature-length works of fiction and animation

  • A national initiative established throughout the province, with the goal of assembling, developing, and supporting organizations that exhibit cinema from Quebec and the rest of the world with limited distribution in the regions, and offering services to such organizations in at least seven different regions

  • Projects and initiatives for film education are ineligible
  • Film festivals are ineligible

Eligible Expenses

  • Salaries, social security charges, and honoraria associated with the project
  • Publicity and promotion costs
  • Theatre rental fees
  • Travel and accommodation costs for invited participants
  • Administrative costs (up to 10% of the budget)

Supporting Documents