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Heading to TIFF from September 6 to 16? So are we! Save us a seat right beside you, as Canada’s got a full slate planned to keep you busy and excited about Canadian films, with a spotlight on Canadian talent to encourage the export of our content around the world. Get your first taste of…

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Canada’s presence in Venice this year is something to write home about! We’re very excited about the lifetime achievement award that will be delivered to one of Canada’s most renowned filmmakers at the 75th Venice International Film Festival, from August 29 to September 8, 2018. We’re also looking forward to the world premiere of a…

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“Ranging from science fiction to fantasy, myth to documentary, and romance to a dystopic vision of our neighbours to the south, this year’s Canadian films come from every region in the country, stretching from east to west and north to south,” said Steve Gravestock, Senior Programmer, TIFF.

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On June 27, emerging talent, industry guests, and other storytellers gathered to celebrate the big reveal of this year’s projects selected under the new Talent to Watch Program (formerly the Micro-Budget Program)! The event was hosted by Telefilm Canada and co-hosted by the Talent Fund and Bell Media at Pinewood Studios in Toronto. The program’s mission…

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Montreal, Canada was the host city for the Eurimages’ 151st Board of Management meeting, June 18 to 22, 2018. The meeting gathered Eurimages delegates from 37 European countries, government representatives, and leaders from the Canadian audiovisual industry. Eurimages is the cultural support fund of the Council of Europe, and Canada is its 38th (and first non-European)…

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With 18 Canadian films in the mix, including three in official competition, Canada is strutting its stuff at this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival, which takes place from June 16 to 25, 2018. In order to develop new partnerships within the Asian market while building and solidifying relationships as well as exciting coproduction opportunities, Canada’s…

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Ahhh, summertime in Canada! Summer means different things to different Canadians; lakeside getaways, outdoor adventures, or, of course, a big cinematic presence at film festivals! The season is in full swing, and Canadian cinema is making waves on the international circuit, with screenings, events, and networking opportunities for our filmmakers at festivals all over the…

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First time’s a charm! This year marks the very first time we are officially attending the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). We’ll be doing so with a bang and pulling out all the stops to put Canadian films in the spotlight while Canada is the Country in Focus. Between June 20 and July 1, Canada…

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Canada is thrilled to welcome the 151st meeting of Eurimages, the cultural support fund of the Council of Europe, to Montréal from June 18 to 22. Did you know that in 2017, Canada became the first non-European country to join Eurimages? Coproduction is part of Canada’s DNA and we have a global reputation as a…

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We’ve got sci-fi, documentary, animation, family drama, suspense and LGBT films, too! Featuring a super broad assortment of genres, a curated selection of 22 Canadian short films will be part of Telefilm’s Canada: Not Short on Talent showcase at Cannes’ Short Film Corner, a market for short film professionals that’s open during the festival (May…

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Global content market MIPTV will have a distinctly Canadian flavour this year. And we’re not just talking about maple. See what we have on tap for you.  Canada Pavilion This year, the Canada Pavilion will welcome more than 50 companies. Come say hi to one of the many Canadians present and offering up a slate of…

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South by Southwest was in full swing in Austin, TX from March 9 to 18, 2018, and Canada was part of this year’s cinematic action. We’ had 16 Canadian films and projects, including three new features: First Light, The New Romantic, and What Keeps You Alive. All three features made their world premieres at the…

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Welcome to our latest Perspective Canada market screening: a curated program of Canadian genre films screening at FILMART, financed by Telefilm. To help solidify relationships with the Asian market, we have some exciting networking events planned for this year’s FILMART, which takes place in Hong Kong from March 19 to 22, 2018! Since coproductions a big part…

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Making her first feature with the atypical romantic comedy The New Romantic, writer/director Carly Stone brought the film to this year’s SXSW Film Festival, joining stars Jessica Barden (a breakout talent of recent vintage with Netflix series The End of the F***ing World), Hayley Law and Brett Dier at Deadline’s Studio to discuss the film.

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Canada will be on everyone’s lips in Berlin this year as the Country in Focus at the 2018 European Film Market (EFM), taking place during the Berlin International Film Festival (February 15 to 25, 2018). We’re pretty darn excited about our huge presence, with more than 100 Canadian producers, more than 40 creative talents, 17…

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