The Canada Media Fund (CMF) awarded $4.2 million to 19 Canadian companies as part of its Experimental Stream fund for innovative projects, the organization said Wednesday. In a release, the CMF said the funding is part of the second round of the 2012-2013 Experimental Stream that will help projects through development and marketing support. It said 12 companies received funding a total of $2.9 million in funding for development support, and another seven received a total of $1.3 million for marketing support. On the development side, the CMF said the biggest recipients include Nova Scotia-based Copernicus Studios Inc., which received a commitment of $492,981 for its LANGA game; British Columbia-based RocketChicken Interactive Ltd. with a commitment of $375,000 for its CodeRunner: 2 game; and LVL Studio Inc. in Quebec with $360,185 for a software application called Purple. In November, the CMF announced $10 million of funding for 15 companies as part of its first round of Experimental Stream funding. The organization added in the release that the fund has provided more than $95 million in support to more than 250 “innovative experimental projects” since April 2010.