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General Admission Festivals Program

Summary

Activity type
Small and/or emerging Canadian film festivals
Activity date
Festivals taking place starting on or after October 1, 2023
Applicants
Canadian organizations
Submission
Dialogue

Program overview

The General Admission Festivals Program provides streamlined funding to small and/or emerging film festivals that are aimed at the general public.

Who can apply

Canadian-controlled corporations who:

  • Have their head office in Canada .
  • Work in the film, television or digital media sectors.

Festivals that have had at least 2 editions before the one for which funding is requested.

Information about the program

Guidelines

Please review the documents for full program details and eligibility criteria.

Key dates

IT support is only available on business days until 5:00 pm EST

Key dates

Dates will be announced soon.

Latest updates

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September 29, 2022

For festivals taking place on or after October 1, 2023

There are new eligibility criteria. Please read the Guidelines and the Essential Information Guide.

Apply for funding

Please read our How to apply page for more information on the application process.

Applications must be submitted through Dialogue.

Application documents

Business policies

Contact

Atlantic Region and Ontario

Savine Wong

Phone: 647-475-4913
Toll free: 1-800-567-0890
Email: Savine.Wong@telefilm.ca

Quebec and Francophones outside of Quebec

Sophie Therrien

Phone: 438-469-1263
Toll free: 1-800-567-0890
Email: Sophie.Therrien@telefilm.ca

Pacific, Prairies, Ontario and the Northwest Territories

Barbara Chirinos

Phone: 604-376-1046
Toll free: 1-800-567-0890
Email: Barbara.Chirinos@telefilm.ca

For any question regarding enrolment: enr@telefilm.ca