The breadth of Canada’s cinematic talent can be seen and felt at festivals and markets worldwide — our films are hits on the international circuit! Our content routinely scoops up major awards, rave reviews, and business opportunities galore.   Latest Canadian films selected in festivals around the world (January and February 2021): Akilla’s Escape (Victoria…

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As the SXSW Film Festival heads online for 2021, Canadian content and talent are fully in the mix, with awesome projects in competition. We’ve got four features, an episodic series, three interactive VR projects, loads of shorts, a music video and more. It’s all taking place from March 16 through 20, 2021 (as part of…

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Canada will be at the Berlinale virtually, taking place online March 1 through 5, 2021, and we’re excited to take part in some amazing initiatives within major international industry platforms. We’ve got 20 producers at Producers without Borders, 12 films in our Perspective Canada market screenings, 10 Canadian talents at Berlinale Talents, and much more!…

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With world premieres, features, coproductions, and shorts, Canada will be there in fine form this year as the 71st Berlin International Film Festival reinvents its format. The industry platforms European Film Market, Berlinale Co-Production Market and Berlinale Talents will take place online March 1 through 5, 2021. From June 9 to 20, the festival is…

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Last month, we introduced you to the first six Canadian producers selected to participate in the new RDVCANADA initiative | Meet the Series 2020-2021! Ready to meet the full set of participants of this exciting online program? First, a quick recap This six-month program strives to help our participants develop their series projects for international…

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Peek behind the scenes into the process and creation of three of Canada’s successful Indigenous drama series in this exciting panel held at C21 Media’s Content London! Indigenous Content that Speaks to the World  is a lively discussion sponsored by Telefilm Canada, Canada Media Fund, and Canadian Media Producers Association. Moderated by Adam Garnet Jones…

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Hot off the presses: Twelve Canadian TV series producers from across the country have been selected from many awesome applicants to participate in the new RDVCANADA initiative | Meet the Series 2020-2021! This exciting online program connects these producers (each possessing between two and five years of international experience) with foreign producers. The purpose? Six…

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Every year, the Sustainable Production Forum (SPF) unites sustainability experts with key players from the audiovisual and entertainment industries! The shared goal? To open meaningful dialogue and help find impactful solutions that will lead the industry towards sustainable filmmaking practices. This year, the SPF was a virtual event, with four panels taking place online (October…

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The appearance of the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honour 2020 Canada has been postponed to 2021. Nevertheless, we are already presenting a film portrait of the country this October. Our film selection follows on from the “Canada Now – The Maple Movies Festival”, which we presented last year at the DFF cinema, and now gives a foretaste of next year.

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With MIPCOM going fully digital this year, Canada’s got an awesome presence planned for this major online content marketplace.   Here’s your breakdown: From October 5 through November 17, 2020, MIPCOM Online+ is happening and promises a month of events, screenings, conferences, showcases, pitch sessions, and more (with MIPJunior included in the action). From October…

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As the Toronto International Film Festival’s 45th edition has come to a close, we’re excited to make some of our great Canadian programming available to you! Featuring creative inspiration, cultural representation, practical business strategies, industry vision, and more, this lively, relevant content can keep our ideas flowing and our conversations going while engaging our industry,…

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Canadian coproductions shine bright at the New York Film Festival (whose 58th edition kicked off September 17 and runs through October 11, 2020)! This year, the NYFF offers virtual and socially-distanced drive-in screenings, as well as a series of free online talks with filmmakers, an awesome highlight for everyone to enjoy! Closing Night: Azazel Jacobs’s…

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If you’re heading to the Toronto International Film Festival (September 10 to 19, 2020), whether virtually or in person, you’ll want to know where to find the cream of the crop of Canadian talent. Guess what? We’re all over TIFF 2020! In addition to projects in the fest’s official selection and online panels and talks,…

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Considering the global pandemic, many of the industry’s big festivals and markets are planning online components of their events this year, and MIPCOM is no exception. Given the uncertainty of future events due to COVID-19, Canada’s 2020 presence at MIPCOM and MIPJunior will focus exclusively on the online part of this major content market, taking place from October…

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Discover the production journeys and creative processes of Canadian filmmakers selected at TIFF; get pro tips from coproduction experts; discuss ideas for indie film business models; and learn ways to improve festival representation for racially-diverse creators. Our powerful online programming at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival offers all that and more.   RDVCanada micro-sessions: Windows to…

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