The appearance of the Frankfurt Book Fair’s Guest of Honour 2020 Canada has been postponed to 2021. Nevertheless, we are already presenting a film portrait of the country this October. Our film selection follows on from the “Canada Now – The Maple Movies Festival”, which we presented last year at the DFF cinema, and now gives a foretaste of next year.

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With MIPCOM going fully digital this year, Canada’s got an awesome presence planned for this major online content marketplace.   Here’s your breakdown: From October 5 through November 17, 2020, MIPCOM Online+ is happening and promises a month of events, screenings, conferences, showcases, pitch sessions, and more (with MIPJunior included in the action). From October…

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The 45th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival wrapped up September 19, 2020, and we’re thrilled to tell you about the awards earned by awesome Canadian talent. While TIFF 2020’s digital-and-physical format was different this year, our filmmakers made waves just the same with a diverse array of impactful stories and projects that captivated…

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Canada FBM2020 is going digital with a Special Edition Frankfurt Book Fair happening online from October 14 to 18, 2020, loaded with literature and culture. As announced by the Department of Canadian Heritage, our previously-planned spotlight role as Country of Honour will continue from this special online 2020 edition into next year’s in-person edition of…

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As the Toronto International Film Festival’s 45th edition has come to a close, we’re excited to make some of our great Canadian programming available to you! Featuring creative inspiration, cultural representation, practical business strategies, industry vision, and more, this lively, relevant content can keep our ideas flowing and our conversations going while engaging our industry,…

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Canadian coproductions shine bright at the New York Film Festival (whose 58th edition kicked off September 17 and runs through October 11, 2020)! This year, the NYFF offers virtual and socially-distanced drive-in screenings, as well as a series of free online talks with filmmakers, an awesome highlight for everyone to enjoy! Closing Night: Azazel Jacobs’s…

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If you’re heading to the Toronto International Film Festival (September 10 to 19, 2020), whether virtually or in person, you’ll want to know where to find the cream of the crop of Canadian talent. Guess what? We’re all over TIFF 2020! In addition to projects in the fest’s official selection and online panels and talks,…

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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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Considering the global pandemic, many of the industry’s big festivals and markets are planning online components of their events this year, and MIPCOM is no exception. Given the uncertainty of future events due to COVID-19, Canada’s 2020 presence at MIPCOM and MIPJunior will focus exclusively on the online part of this major content market, taking place from October…

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Discover the production journeys and creative processes of Canadian filmmakers selected at TIFF; get pro tips from coproduction experts; discuss ideas for indie film business models; and learn ways to improve festival representation for racially-diverse creators. Our powerful online programming at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival offers all that and more.   RDVCanada micro-sessions: Windows to…

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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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