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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South by Southwest was in full swing in Austin, TX from March 9 to 18, 2018, and Canada was part of this year’s cinematic action. We’ had 16 Canadian films and projects, including three new features: First Light, The New Romantic, and What Keeps You Alive. All three features made their world premieres at the…

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Social media alert! To better meet the needs of our clients and communicate with our industry partners, RDV Canada is now on China’s popular social media platforms, WeChat and Weibo. With China on the list of 55 countries (and counting!) with whom Canada has an official audiovisual coproduction treaty or agreement, our social media presence…

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Welcome to our latest Perspective Canada market screening: a curated program of Canadian genre films screening at FILMART, financed by Telefilm. To help solidify relationships with the Asian market, we have some exciting networking events planned for this year’s FILMART, which takes place in Hong Kong from March 19 to 22, 2018! Since coproductions a big part…

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