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COVID-19 Update: Telefilm Canada suspends physical presence at international events until end of summer

11 March 2021

In light of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, Telefilm Canada would like to inform clients that its physical presence at international festivals and markets will continue to be suspended until August 31, 2021, including the Canada Pavilion at Sunnyside of the Doc, the Marché international de film d’animation, and the Marché de Cannes.

Instead, Telefilm Canada will continue to ensure a robust presence for Canadian productions and talent at the virtual events and will coordinate a digital promotion campaign, continuing to pursue its mission on the international marketplace to:

  • Increase coproduction
  • Cultivate cultural diplomacy
  • Amplify Canadian film, television and digital media productions
  • Strengthen Canada’s reputation as a creator of world-class content

For the latest COVID-19 updates and FAQs regarding our programs and activities please click here.

Telefilm Canada employees will continue to work remotely and physical offices across the country will remain closed until at least Fall 2021.