Industry advisories

Telefilm Canada announces the opening date for its 2013-2014 Promotion Program

Montreal, April 30, 2013 – Telefilm Canada is opening its Promotion Program for 2013-2014. Canadian organizations active in film, television or digital media looking for financial support for events open to the general public and for professional initiatives held in Canada may submit an application as...

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Ted Kotcheff’s The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz to be shown in Cannes Classics

Cannes Film Festival 2013

Montreal, April 25, 2013 – Telefilm Canada is delighted to announce that The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, directed by Ted Kotcheff in 1974, will be shown in the prestigious Cannes Classics section of the Cannes Film Festival in 2013. Created in 2004...

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Telefilm Canada announces the opening date for the 2013-2014 Development Program of the Canada Feature Film Fund (CFFF)

Montreal, April 25, 2013 Telefilm Canada is opening its Development Program for 2013-2014. Production companies looking to finance the development stage of their feature film projects may submit an application between May 7, 2013 and November 7, 2013, the closing date of the Program this year.

A new revamped Development...

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Sébastien Pilote’s Le Démantèlement at the International Critics’ Week

2013 Cannes Film Festival

Montreal, April 22, 2013 – Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that the new film from Sébastien Pilote, Le Démantèlement, will be shown as part of the International Critics’ Week (Semaine de la Critique), a parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival...

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Canadian shorts big at Cannes

Montreal, April 15, 2013 – Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that a total of 44 Canadian short films have been selected for the 3rd annual edition of its Not Short On Talent market screenings at the upcoming Cannes Film Festival (May 15 to 26, 2013). Not...

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Telefilm Canada’s Carolle Brabant to speak at Montreal’s Association des femmes en finance du Québec (AFFQ)

Carolle Brabant

Reserve your tickets and tables today!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
11:45 AM to 2:00 PM
Le Club Saint-James
1145, avenue Union, Montreal

The Canadian audiovisual industry: Where talent means business
Carolle Brabant takes...

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Eight Canadian films set to win over Asian audiences at Beijing International Film Festival

Montreal, April 9, 2013 – Eight Canadian films have been selected for the third Beijing International Film Festival, which runs from April 16 to 23, 2013. These include Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette’s Inch’Allah, to be screened in competition. In partnership with Birks, Canada’s leading jeweller, and the ...

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Canada Feature Film Fund: Opening dates for French-language projects with budgets of $1.5 million and less

Montreal, March 15, 2012 Telefilm Canada wishes to inform its clients that for fiscal 2013-2014, the opening date for new French-language production applications with budgets of $1.5 million and less is May 3, 2013

This program was revised as part of Telefilm’s ongoing Program Redesign,...

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Telefilm Canada and the MoMA partner to present the tenth Canadian Front exhibition

Spotlight on Xavier Dolan in New York

Montreal, March 8, 2013 –Telefilm Canada is proud to announce that it is partnering with the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for a 10th consecutive year to present Canadian Front, which this year runs from March 13 to 18, 2013. For...

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Telefilm Canada announces the appointment of Évelyne Morrisseau to the position of Director, Marketing and Communications


Montreal, March 6, 2013
– Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Évelyne Morrisseau to the position of Director, Marketing and Communications, effective March 18, 2013.

In her position, Ms. Morrisseau will play a lead role in national marketing...

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Canada Feature Film Fund: 2013-2014 Production Program guidelines for English-language projects now available

Montreal, March 5, 2013 – Telefilm Canada wishes to inform its clients that the Canada Feature Film Fund’s Production Program for English-language projects has been modified.

This program was revised as part of Telefilm’s ongoing Program Redesign, following multiple consultations with the industry. You’ll...

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Telefilm Canada announces the appointment of Sylvie L’Écuyer to the position of Director, Strategy and Research and Project Management Officer

Montréal, February 22, 2013 – Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that Sylvie L’Écuyer has been appointed to the position of Director, Strategy and Research and Project Management Officer, effective April 1, 2013.


In her position, Ms. L’Écuyer will be responsible for supporting senior management in the development of corporate strategy,...

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Six Canadian films invited to Miami International Film Festival

Montreal, February 21, 2013 – Telefilm Canada is proud to announce that Canadian cinema will be in the spotlight at the Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), running March 1-10, 2013.

MIFF will host the world premiere of The Boy Who Smells Like Fish (director Analeine Cal Y Mayor), produced...

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Telefilm Canada’s Micro-Budget Production Program receives 24 applications from across the country

Technicolor Canada becomes an exclusive partner of the program for postproduction services

Montreal, February 14, 2013 – Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce it has received 24 applications from emerging talent across the country for first feature film projects, as part of its new Micro-Budget Production Program. In addition, Telefilm...

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Major Canadian presence of 15 productions at International Film Festival Rotterdam

Montreal, January 23, 2013 – Telefilm Canada is proud to announce that Canadian cinema will be well represented at International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), which runs from January 23 to February 3, 2013. Seven Canadian feature films, two installations and six shorts will be presented in various categories.


The project Rest Home...

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Telefilm offices closed from December 24th to January 1st

Montreal, December 17, 2012 – Please note that during the holidays, Telefilm Canada offices will be closed from December 24th to January 1st inclusively. eTelefilm will not be available during this period.

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Submitting coproduction applications

Please note that as of January 1, 2013 all applications for preliminary and final recommendation (television or film, including applications for production mini-treaties) will need to be submitted via our eTelefilm online system.

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For its fourth edition, Not Short on Talent is heading to the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Market with 11 Canadian films

Montreal, December 13, 2012 – Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that on February 6, 2013 the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Market will present an edition of Not Short on Talent featuring Canadian films from across the country. This market runs parallel to the 35th Clermont-Ferrand ...

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Five Canadian films invited to Sundance Film Festival

Montreal, December 4, 2012 – Telefilm Canada is proud to announce that Canadian cinema will be well represented at the Sundance Film Festival, taking place January 17-27, in Park City, Utah. Three features and one short will be shown in four different sections.

NEW FRONTIER

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Canada Feature Film Fund – Telefilm Canada announces a fifth and final round of decisions for the 2012-2013 Development Program

Montreal, November 2, 2012 – Telefilm Canada announces a fifth and final round of decisions for the Canada Feature Film Fund’s Development Program. Telefilm continues the process of balancing its portfolio in order to meet objectives in terms of region, genre and budgets. Applications must be submitted...

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Canada Feature Film Fund: 2013-2014 Production Program guidelines for French-language productions now available

Montreal, October 26, 2012 – Telefilm Canada wishes to inform its clients that the Canada Feature Film Fund’s Production Program for French-language productions has been modified.

This program was revised as part of Telefilm’s initiative to redesign its programs, following multiple consultations with the industry. You’ll find an overview...

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Annual Public Meeting 2012

WHAT

Telefilm Canada invites you to its annual public meeting. Come and see how Telefilm and its investments help promote Canadian talent on the national and international scene, support industry successes and encourage diversity in filmmaking.

WHO

Michel Roy, Chair of the Board, and Carolle ...

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Telefilm Canada no longer accepting 2012-2013 financing applications for French-language projects through Mini-Treaty Program (Television Development) or French-language minority coproductions

Montreal, September 27, 2012 – Telefilm Canada would like to announce that numerous applications have been received this year for the financing of French-language projects through the Mini-Treaty Program (Television Development), as well as for French-language minority coproductions. As a result, Telefilm is no longer accepting new applications for 2012-2013.

Additional information for...

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Important information regarding your eTelefilm account

We wish to inform Canada Media Fund and Telefilm Canada clients that the authentication option AccessKey is being replaced by the new GC Key credential.

On October 10, 2012 the AccessKey login feature will be deactivated and will no longer be accessible. To ensure minimal disruption to your online access to...

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Telefilm Canada announces closing date for Alternative Distribution Program for 2012-2013

Montreal, September 24, 2012 – Further to the industry advisory dated June 22, 2012, in which we announced that Telefilm Canada has committed the majority of its 2012-2013 English-language regional budgets, due to an abundance of applications and financial commitments the Alternative Distribution Program is now closed...

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Telefilm Canada announces the application date and new guidelines for the Theatrical Documentary Program

Montreal, September 14, 2012  The application date for the Theatrical Documentary Program is October 5, 2012 and the guidelines are available here. For details on our new partnership with the Rogers Group of Funds and the National Film Board of Canada, please click here.


For more information:


Atlantic Region
Patricia...

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Nine Canadian films invited to the Busan International Film Festival

Montreal, September 10, 2012 – Telefilm Canada is proud to announce that Canadian cinema will be well represented at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea, which will be held October 4 to 13, 2012. During a press conference that took place today, the Festival, one of the...

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Telefilm Canada’s Carolle Brabant to speak at the Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Reserve your seats and tables today! 

Thursday, September 13, 2012
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Compass Room, Casino Nova Scotia

1983 Upper Water Street, Halifax

In the presence of The Honourable Leonard Preyra, Nova Scotia’s Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage. 

The Canadian audiovisual industry: We mean business

Transforming a...

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Telefilm officially launches Micro-Budget Production Program

Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that as of today, June 27, 2012, we are officially launching our new Micro-Budget Production Program. This program targets emerging talent in Canada’s audiovisual industry and will support them in the production and release of their first feature-length film, with an emphasis on digital...

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Telefilm Canada announces closing date for new English-language regional production and low budget programs for 2012-2013

Montreal, June 22, 2012 – This has proven to be a very strong year for regional English-language feature film applications. As such, Telefilm Canada has committed the majority of its 2012-2013 English-language regional budgets, with its support of a high number of projects across the country,...

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