As we gear up for the 72nd Festival de Cannes coming up May 14 to 25, 2019, let’s take a look at Canada’s cinematic contenders, from features to shorts, coproductions, and more. In official competition and making its world premiere is Xavier Dolan’s Matthias et Maxime. The Montreal filmmaker also acts in the movie, about…

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Factual content is in the spotlight at Sunny Side of the Doc, from documentaries to interactive and more! With 2000 attendees from 50 countries, the 30th year of this major international non-fiction market takes place from June 24 to 27, 2019, in La Rochelle, France. Canada will be there with awesome stories to tell; ready…

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Canadians heading to Cannes will be in good hands this year with Telefilm Canada’s delegation including: Christa Dickenson, Executive Director; Marielle Poupelin, Specialist, International Business Development; Marie-France Godbout, Interim Director, Project Financing; and Mélanie Hartley, Advisor, New Initiatives, who will all be present at the Festival de Cannes to facilitate networking; particularly when it comes…

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The French Riviera provides a magnificent backdrop for the Festival de Cannes (in its 72nd edition), where Canada will be representing in full force at the 60th edition of the Marché du Film. Join us at the Canada Pavilion, from May 14 to 23, 2019! Meanwhile, here are all your must-know business facts about Canada’s…

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Can’t get enough of Canadian cinema? The third edition of Telefilm’s Canada Now showcase brings acclaimed and award-winning new Canadian films to the US, Mexico, and coming up this month, all the way to London, England, followed by a multi-city UK tour. This year’s Canada Now initiative introduces international audiences, markets, and industry partners to…

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Once again this year, some awesome Canadian shorts will be front and centre at Cannes’ Short Film Corner, which takes place from May 20 to 23, 2019 at the Marché du Film market that runs during the Cannes Film Festival. As part of Telefilm’s curated Canada: Not Short on Talent market showcase, if you’re registered…

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Taking place in Cannes, France, from April 8 to 11, 2019, MIPTV is all about making global connections to help you develop, co-produce, finance, sell, or acquire awesome TV, digital, and audiovisual content projects. With more than 10,000 participants hailing from 100 countries at last year’s event, it’s pretty clear that this international content market…

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SXSW kicks off March 8th with an impressive Canadian lineup! For the very first time, the spheres of film, television, music and interactive all convene under one roof: Canada House. Whether you’re into industry panels, musical showcases, networking events, or late night DJ sets, here’s a sneak peak of some of the best that Canada…

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Canada is excited to strut its stuff at FILMART this year! In collaboration with Creative BC with the support of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council in Canada, the Government of Alberta in Hong Kong and the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong, we are pleased to welcome nearly 30 Canadian companies to the…

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At this year’s edition of SXSW (which kicks off March 8, 2019, in Austin, Texas), the spheres of music, film, and interactive shall convene at Canada House! For the very first time at SXSW, Canada House will encompass a multitude of Canadian initiatives from the music, interactive, film & TV industries, and is sure to be both…

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Canada made big waves at this year’s Berlinale (February 7 to 17, 2019), with awards, screenings, premieres, and more. Here’s your recap of the festival’s highlights, complete with video reports featuring the filmmakers themselves. And the award goes to… Canadians are flying home with awards tucked in their suitcases this year, with two Crystal Bears…

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