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Telefilm Canada announces 2011-12 Canada Feature Film Fund deadlines

Applications to be submitted via eTelefilm

Montreal, March 25, 2011 – Telefilm Canada would like to announce the following 2011-12 deadlines for the Canada Feature Film Fund (CFFF), as well as the new eTelefilm requirement for applications.

Deadlines 

Program

First deadline

Final deadline

Low Budget Independent Feature Film Assistance Program – English

N/A

Until all funds are disbursed

Low Budget Independent Feature Film Assistance Program – French

 

May 6, 2011

CFFF – Development Program, French

April 21, 2011

August 8, 2011

CFFF – Development Program, English (in Quebec)

May 13, 2011

October 7, 2011

CFFF – Development Program, English (outside Quebec)

N/A

Until all funds are disbursed

Fonds francophone d’aide au développement cinématographique (projects selected by the jury)

 

April 15, 2011

Programme d’aide à l’écriture de scénarios (PAES)

 

June 13, 2011

CFFF – English-language production (with the exception of regional funding of English-language production in Quebec)

N/A

Until all funds are disbursed

CFFF – Regional French-language development

 

November 4, 2011

Web-Ciné 360 (English and French)

N/A

Until all funds are disbursed

Marketing

N/A

Until all funds are disbursed

Dates that do not appear will be announced shortly.

eTelefilm

In addition, Telefilm would like to inform its clients that all applications to the following CFFF programs must now be submitted via its eTelefilm online service, unless Internet access is not readily available (as previously announced for English-language Development projects).

  • English-language Production
  • French-language Development
  • French-language Production

This eco-responsible process – available seven days a week from 6 AM to 12 AM (EST) – will not only reduce the amount of paper applications but will also result in increased efficiencies.

Approximately 70% of Telefilm’s clients already do business online with Telefilm.

To learn more on how to register with eTelefilm, please visit http://www.telefilm.ca/en/extranet. A short instructional video shows you how to subscribe to this fast, secure and user-friendly service.

Stay tuned for more news regarding updates to the CFFF guidelines.

For any questions, please contact:

Western Region

(604) 666-1566
1 (800) 663-7771

Jennifer Porter
Ext. 2613

Ontario & Nunavut

(416) 973-6436
1 (800) 463-4607

Anne-Marie Stuart
Ext. 2567

Atlantic Region

(902) 426-8425
1 (800) 565-1773

Patricia Voogt
Ext. 2724

Quebec & French outside of Quebec

(514) 283-6363
1 (800) 567-0890

Isabelle Picard
Ext. 2068

Veronique Vidal
Ext. 2071