We’re proud that Canada is at the forefront of the global movement to ensure gender parity in the industry. For example, many of Canada’s initiatives at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival spotlight our female filmmakers, such as the Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film (in partnership with Telefilm Canada). There will…

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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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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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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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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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Today, Mr. Dolan — celebrated actor and director, Louis Vuitton model, voice-over artist (he provided the voice of Ron Weasley in the French Canadian versions of the “Harry Potter” movies), darling of the Cannes Film Festival, former child star and art-house cinema wunderkind — says the fuel for his art is his lost childhood. He has directed seven films. He is 29.

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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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