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New Dawn 2023 

Canada, June 1, 2023


Feature films in development or pre-production 

New Dawn is an international film production fund aimed to support more diversity in the international film industry.  

A combined effort by (currently) 10 public film funds, New Dawn was launched in May 2022 at the Cannes Festival. The first selection was completed in September 2022 where six projects were chosen. 


Please note that all projects must be submitted directly on the website. 


With the introduction of New Dawn, the participating funds want to explore more ways to establish a more vibrant, open and inclusive film industry with true diversity of perspectives, filmic expressions and relevance for everyone. 

New Dawn is supported by the following film institutes and funds: Communauté Française de Belgique Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel; Flanders Audiovisual Fund; Film Fund Luxembourg; Finnish Film Foundation; Norwegian Film Institute; Swedish Film Institute; Screen Ireland; Telefilm Canada; Instituto Português do Cinema e do Audiovisual and Netherlands Film Fund. 


The Canadian representative for New Dawn is Marielle Poupelin

For general information about the New Dawn Fund please contact Ezra Droog, Netherlands Film Fund. 

Promotion and Communications 
Telefilm Canada, Montréal  
1 800 567-0890