The breadth of Canada’s cinematic talent can be seen and felt at festivals and markets worldwide — our films are hits on the international circuit! Our content routinely scoops up major awards, rave reviews, and business opportunities galore. Latest Canadian films selected in festivals around the world (October and November 2020): Anne at 13,000 ft…

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Peek behind the scenes into the process and creation of three of Canada’s successful Indigenous drama series in this exciting panel held at C21 Media’s Content London! Indigenous Content that Speaks to the World  is a lively discussion sponsored by Telefilm Canada, Canada Media Fund, and Canadian Media Producers Association. Moderated by Adam Garnet Jones…

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Hot off the presses: Twelve Canadian TV series producers from across the country have been selected from many awesome applicants to participate in the new RDVCANADA initiative | Meet the Series 2020-2021! This exciting online program connects these producers (each possessing between two and five years of international experience) with foreign producers. The purpose? Six…

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Kidscreen Summit is happening online this year, and Canadian talent will be there, ready for business! Launching on February 8, 2021 with a special market week of screenings, talks, pitch sessions, and networking opportunities, Kidscreen Summit Virtual continues through March 5, with keynotes, conferences, Q&As and loads of other programming. And guess what? The 2021…

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With plenty of premieres, features, docs, and shorts, Canadian projects will be in the (virtual) spotlight this winter at the Sundance Film Festival and the Slamdance Film Festival, which are making the most of their respective online platforms to share films, events, awards, and more! Here’s all you need to know about Canada’s virtual presence…

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As we wrap up 2020, here’s your recap of some of the year’s most successful Canadian films and coproductions, at the box office and festival circuit!   Coproductions Brandon Cronenberg’s Possessor From New York Times critic’s pick to distribution deals in the U.S. (Neon), U.K. (Signature Entertainment), and Canada (Elevation Pictures), this Canada-U.K. coproduction about…

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The breadth of Canada’s cinematic talent can be seen and felt at festivals and markets worldwide — our films are hits on the international circuit! Our content routinely scoops up major awards, rave reviews, and business opportunities galore. Latest Canadian films selected in festivals around the world (September and October 2020): Beans (Best Canadian Film at…

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International attention? We’ve got it. Global distribution and streaming success? You bet. Prestigious awards and festival presence? Check and check. Hot off the presses of Telefilm Canada’s new annual report for 2019-2020, here are nine Canadian films that are bringing our industry’s awesome creativity to the world! Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone With sales in the U.S.,…

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1 – Guillaume de Fontenay’s Sympathy for the Devil (Sympathie pour le diable) Set in 1992 Sarajevo wartime, this France-Canada coproduction is the first feature from this Montreal filmmaker. The drama cleaned up at France’s St-Jean-De-Luz International Film Festival, winning Grand Prix, Audience Prize, Young Jury Prize, and Best Actor Award (for Niels Schneider playing…

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Canadian coproductions are contenders for major prizes at the 33rd European Film Awards, slated to take place virtually from December 8 to 12, 2020! (The awards ceremony will be streamed from Berlin, December 12.) 1. European Actor: Viggo Mortensen in Falling Falling, the Canada-UK coproduction directed and penned by Viggo Mortensen continues to conquer the international…

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Every year, the Sustainable Production Forum (SPF) unites sustainability experts with key players from the audiovisual and entertainment industries! The shared goal? To open meaningful dialogue and help find impactful solutions that will lead the industry towards sustainable filmmaking practices. This year, the SPF was a virtual event, with four panels taking place online (October…

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