“Ranging from science fiction to fantasy, myth to documentary, and romance to a dystopic vision of our neighbours to the south, this year’s Canadian films come from every region in the country, stretching from east to west and north to south,” said Steve Gravestock, Senior Programmer, TIFF.

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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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With 18 Canadian films in the mix, including three in official competition, Canada is strutting its stuff at this year’s Shanghai International Film Festival, which takes place from June 16 to 25, 2018. In order to develop new partnerships within the Asian market while building and solidifying relationships as well as exciting coproduction opportunities, Canada’s…

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Ahhh, summertime in Canada! Summer means different things to different Canadians; lakeside getaways, outdoor adventures, or, of course, a big cinematic presence at film festivals! The season is in full swing, and Canadian cinema is making waves on the international circuit, with screenings, events, and networking opportunities for our filmmakers at festivals all over the…

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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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First time’s a charm! This year marks the very first time we are officially attending the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF). We’ll be doing so with a bang and pulling out all the stops to put Canadian films in the spotlight while Canada is the Country in Focus. Between June 20 and July 1, Canada…

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Nora Twomey’s Oscar-nominated The Breadwinner and Cam Christiansen’s NFB documentary Wall are the two Canadian features in competition at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival and Market. Taking place between June 11 and 16, 2018 in Annecy, France, the festival’s market component, MIFA, goes from June 12 to 15. And Canada will be there…

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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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Canadian films continue to find fans all around the world as our ever-expanding iTunes store initiative makes waves in countries ranging from Germany to the US, and now, France! Our France-based friends can now savour some of Canada’s finest movies to their hearts’ content! (Worry not, dear Canadians, of course the Rendezvous Canada iTunes store…

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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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