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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Global content market MIPTV will have a distinctly Canadian flavour this year. And we’re not just talking about maple. See what we have on tap for you.  Canada Pavilion This year, the Canada Pavilion will welcome more than 50 companies. Come say hi to one of the many Canadians present and offering up a slate of…

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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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