Telefilm Canada funds production of three French-language films for total investment of $1.4 million
Two films directed by emerging women filmmakers
Montreal, July 12, 2016—Telefilm Canada is funding the production, through the Canada Feature Film Fund, of three French-language films for a total of $1.4 million. The funded projects are two films directed by emerging women filmmakers—Toujours ensemble, by Sophie Dupuis, and Pour toujours, by Geneviève Dulude-De Celles—and one by director Marc Bisaillon, L’Amour. It should be noted that Dulude-De Celles obtained funding under Telefilm’s Micro-Budget Production Program for Bienvenue à F.L. in 2014-2015.
Telefilm’s most recent funding decisions for French-language projects were announced on April 26, 2016, with the organization investing $17 million in 17 films.
Writer-director: Marc Bisaillon
Production: Les Films Camera Oscura
Distribution: Filmoption International
Writer-director: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
Production: Colonelle films
Writer-director: Sophie Dupuis
Production: Bravo Charlie
Distribution: FunFilm Distribution
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Douglas Chow, Head, Public Relations, Telefilm Canada
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