Theatrical exhibition program
This program is for Canadian commercial exhibitors and is intended to support the programming of Canadian films in theatres across Canada and to foster public access to these works.
Who can apply
Companies acting as commercial exhibitors that have their head office and operations in Canada.
Overview of the program
Funding granted under the program must be used to cover promotional expenses for the theatrical release of Canadian films during the following year.
The funding is based on the number of Canadian films exhibited by the applicant during the preceding year, the number of screenings and the number of admissions to each of these films.
Eligible applicants may submit only one funding application per year, based on the dates posted on Telefilm Canada’s website.
Overview of eligibility requirements
All applicants must meet the following criteria:
- be a company acting as a commercial exhibitor with its head office and operations in Canada
- have a ticket and box-office reporting system that complies with audiovisual industry standards
- have exhibited in Canada, during the preceding calendar year, one or more Canadian feature films included in the list posted on the Telefilm Canada website at the beginning of each year for the previous calendar year
Please consult the guidelines for a complete list of eligibility requirements.
Applicants must fill out and submit the application form which will be available upon program’s opening date.