The 77th edition of the Venice International Film festival takes place from September 2 to 12, 2020, and Canada played a part in three features premiering in competition: including a Canadian film in the coveted slot of closing film at the independent Venice Days section. We’re also involved in five virtual reality projects in Venice VR Expanded. Here’s what…

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As the industry adapts to the new normal, Canadian talent remains ready to shine. At the 44th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (taking place from September 10 to 19, 2020), Canada’s got awesome projects in the running.  This year, in light of the global pandemic, TIFF 2020’s format makes health and safety the priority, with a combination of socially-distanced physical screenings…

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As the film industry logs on to the first virtual edition of the Marché du Film at the Cannes Film Festival, filmmakers are in an unprecedented situation. For the four teams of filmmakers pitching at the Docs in Progress Canadian Showcase, presented by Telefilm Canada in partnership with Forum RIDM and in collaboration with Hot Docs, the event will test of the industry’s optimism or cautiousness about the future of filmgoing.

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An awesome Canadian showcase of documentary films in progress is sure to be a highlight of the Cannes Docs program at Cannes’ Marché du Film Online, which takes place digitally from June 22 to 26, 2020. For the second year, Telefilm has partnered with the Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal (RIDM) and Hot Docs to present Docs-in-Progress –…

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As we count down to Canada House, powered by Telefilm Canada, at South by Southwest 2020 (March 15 to 19), we’re excited to take you behind the scenes with its designers, the team at Design par Judith Portier, to learn all about designing this complex, welcoming, and eco-friendly space! We asked Judith Portier, Isabelle Raymond,…

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