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