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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The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the film festival calendar. Cannes had to give up on its June-July dates last week and a plethora of smaller events have cancelled this spring and summer. Here’s an update on the status of five of the biggest remaining festivals on the schedule. It’s fair to say there remains uncertainty around each of them.

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The 11th edition of the Kidscreen Summit took place in Miami from February 10 to 13, 2020, and it was the place to be for the kids television and digital media industry! With more than 2150 people from 62 countries registered to take part, including more than 430 Canadians, Canada was well represented with more than 230 companies and partners.   In addition to nearly 500 meetings at…

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Newsflash! The Oscar shortlists are out, folks, and Canadian talent is right there with the best of them. Who will move forward to the Academy Award nominations? Find out January 13, 2020. Meanwhile, let’s celebrate the Canadian content in the race for Oscar consideration. From coproductions to composers, shorts to documentaries, these five contenders showcase…

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Heading to MIPJunior and MIPCOM? With these back-to-back entertainment content markets taking place in Cannes, France, from October 12 to 13 and 14 to 17, respectively, the countdown is on! And Canada will be there with some awesome programming and networking events to help you make your trip extra productive. With more than 80 Canadian…

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Canada’s got some exciting Asian premieres and several international premieres at the upcoming Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), whose 24th edition is coming up from October 3 to 12, 2019! With 299 films being showcased from 85 countries, it’s no wonder BIFF is regarded as a leading festival in Asia! Let’s take a closer look…

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If you’re a producer with a script that’s ripe and ready for coproduction, or an international broadcaster, producer, distributor, funding agency, or sales agent seeking projects, look no further than FIN Partners! Going strong for 22 years and counting, this coproduction market takes place during the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia….

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Every year, Spain’s San Sebastian International Film Festival is a must on the international festival circuit! At the fest’s upcoming 67th edition, which takes place from September 20 to 28, 2019, Canada’s got three features in the spotlight (including the festival’s official Closing Night Film) plus a special award for Canadian icon Donald Sutherland! Competing in San…

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Birks , the official jewelry sponsor of the Toronto International Film Festival, and Telefilm Canada today announced the honourees for the annual Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film. The Tribute, taking place on Wednesday, September 4 at a luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel, celebrates Canada’s diverse film landscape by way of its storytellers on both…

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