Statement from Carolle Brabant, Executive Director, Telefilm Canada, in response to Creative Canada

Montreal, September 29, 2017 – “The vision outlined today by Minister Joly will help to ensure that Canada is positioned as a leading player on the global cultural marketplace. I am enthusiastic about the future of the Canadian audiovisual industry and the role that Telefilm will play in it.

“Telefilm Canada’s focus will continue to be innovation, the strengthening of our industry, and the export of Canadian content.

“We will continue working with the Minister and representatives of the Canadian audiovisual industry for Canadian creative talent to remain visible and in demand, and for Canadian content to find audiences on all platforms the world over.”

About Telefilm Canada—Inspired by talent. Viewed everywhere.

Celebrating 50 years in 2017, Telefilm is dedicated to the cultural, commercial and industrial success of Canada’s audiovisual industry. Through funding and promotion programs, Telefilm supports dynamic companies and creative talent at home and around the world. Telefilm also makes recommendations regarding the certification of audiovisual treaty coproductions to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, and administers the programs of the Canada Media Fund. Launched in 2013, the Talent Fund accepts private donations to principally support emerging talent. Visit telefilm.ca and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/telefilm_canada and on Facebook at facebook.com/telefilmcanada.

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