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Grant writing

HYST Successfully writes grants to secure additional financing for viable projects

We work with the following

Media Funding organizations

Canada Media Fund Logo
Ontario Creates Logo
Telefilm Logo
Indepedent Production Fund Logo

Our team is experienced in completing applications for and securing project financing with Telefilm, Canada Media Fund, Independent Production Fund, and more.


We're versed in the provincial and federal tax credit system, including the Canada Film and Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC) and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit (OFTTC).


We navigate and consult on financial applications to media funding organizations across Canada.

The HYST Team has elevated my business and brought my online presence to the next level.

Stephen Smith   |

One step closer to A green LIGHT

Package your project for success


+5% of ACqUIRED Funding

Package includes:​

  • Consultation Meeting and Project Strategy

  • High-Level Production Schedule

  • Accurate Production Budget

  • Detailed Script Breakdown

  • Application Form Preparation

  • Review and Comments on all Submission Documents (synopsis, director's vision, character breakdowns, marketing plan, etc.)

  • Guidance on Application Process and other available Funding Sources

What we offer

SUBMISSION review and consultation

We provide a comprehensive review and detailed comments on all submission documents including synopsis, director's vision, character breakdowns, experience and achievements, previous work, marketing and distribution plan, and more!

Schedule AND Script BreakDown

Well-designed schedules give confidence in the success of a production, and effective on-set departments thrive on a strong script breakdown. Our team has built hundreds of schedules and script breakdowns to help your project succeed.


Efficient budgets put the most value on camera and that's our specialty. Our grant team creates budgets that funding agencies approve. We work with industry-standard templates, tailored for the grant application.


We're your partners every step of the way, offering guidance and consultation on the application process from start to finish. Our network of resources are built to help your project succeed.

Canada Media Fund

Digital linear Series

Our recent successful grant application for Canada Media Fund's Digital Linear Series Program helped secure 80% of a production's financing. The program supports series in their second (or subsequent) season, and with our help on the submission, the project launched from good to incredible.

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