September 6-16, 2018

From September 6 – 16, 2018, Telefilm Canada will spotlight Canadian talent at the Toronto International Film Festival.

New this year, Telefilm is organizing a TIFF Industry Breakfast in collaboration with imagineNATIVE to discuss national and international financing opportunities for Indigenous content. What’s more, to encourage the export of Canadian talent and content, Telefilm is once again organizing Eye on TIFF, a pre-Festival screening series, as well as a series of panels as part of the TIFF Industry programming. 

Not to forget the Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film now in its 6th year! The 2018 honourees are: director Nettie Wild, actresses Tantoo Cardinal and Pascale Bussières, scriptwriter Susan Coyne and emerging directors Stella Meghie and Jeanne Leblanc. The celebration will take place in a private event on September 10.


Discover Canadian producers showcasing their film.


Breakfast, panels, networking… See where to meet the best of Canadian talent!


Discover Canadian films selected at the festival.

TIFF 2018

Audentia Award for Best Female Director is revealed at TIFF

The 2018 Audentia Award, presented by the Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund and the Toronto International Film Festival, honoured top female directors at the Festival. The Audentia Award is a cash prize of 30,000 Euros that promotes gender equality in the industry by celebrating female directors–who certainly have plenty of “courage and bravery”, which is...

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TIFF 2018

Tokenizing the Film Industry

A look at how blockchains impact content financing, promotion, and revenues. Tokenization is a central process in blockchain technologies and can be applied to various industries, allowing producers and rights holders to create value and monetize content or related assets.


Christa Dickenson
Executive Director

Michel Pradier
Director, Project Financing

Marielle Poupelin
Director, International Promotion

Mélanie Hartley
Special Advisor, International Relations

Clemence Bradley
Advisor, National & Internation Event Management