Christa Dickenson has been appointed Telefilm Canada Executive Director, as announced by the Minister of Canadian Heritage. Ms. Dickenson’s mandate took effect on July 30, 2018, for a five year term. Ms. Dickenson was previously President and CEO of Interactive Ontario and has worked for over 20 years as a marketing executive in the broadcast,…

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Are you a distribution company that’s acquired the exploitation rights to a Canadian feature film in selected territories? You might be eligible for financial support to promote your theatrical release! Through Telefilm’s Export Assistance Program, distribution companies operating abroad can receive up to $90,000 towards the marketing of their film. Intrigued? We’ve got some fast,…

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In honour of National Indigenous History Month this June, we reached out to three influential Indigenous filmmakers, all women, to ask them all about film and Indigenous storytelling, cinematic inspiration, and more. Following this previous article, which celebrated National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21) here is the second half of their super interesting answers. Sonia Bonspille-Boileau…

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June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, so we reached out to three influential Indigenous filmmakers, to ask them all about film and Indigenous storytelling, cinematic inspiration, and more. Here are the first half of their super interesting answers. We’ll post part two later this month, as June is also National Indigenous History Month. Sonia…

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Canadian films continue to find fans all around the world as our ever-expanding iTunes store initiative makes waves in countries ranging from Germany to the US, and now, France! Our France-based friends can now savour some of Canada’s finest movies to their hearts’ content! (Worry not, dear Canadians, of course the Rendezvous Canada iTunes store…

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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 was on everybody’s lips this year as the Country in Focus at the 2018 European Film Market (EFM) at Berlin International Film Festival. We made the most of Canada in Focus with: A line-up of 17 Canadian films at the festival A curated  collection of 19 films (as part of Perspective Canada) A preview of 12…

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The best Canadian films all in one place German audiences can now discover the best in Canadian filmmaking all in one place on Rendezvous Kanada – a promotional boutique available exclusively on iTunes. As the Country in Focus at the 2018 European Film Market, the business epicentre of the Berlinale, Canada is proud to bring…

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