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Telefilm Canada’s Talent To Watch Session #1: The New Face of Canadian Cinema

30 August 2011

When: Friday, September 9 from noon to 1:00 pm

Where: Filmmakers’ Lounge, Hyatt Regency Hotel, 370 King Street West, Mezzanine Level, Regency Ball Room

What: Q&A session @ Toronto International Film Festival

Interview and photo opportunity

The future of Canadian cinema is here and it is now. This panel discussion brings together filmmakers who’ve just made that elusive first feature. Whether it’s making the transition from shorts to features, the exciting opportunities of making films with digital media, or the aesthetic possibilities afforded creators by new technologies, these young directors will discuss how they got here and where they intend to go.

Hosted by Carolle Brabant, Executive Director, Telefilm Canada
Opening remarks by acclaimed director Atom Egoyan (Chloe, The Sweet Hereafter)

Participating directors:
Simon Davidson, The Odds, Canada First!
Guy Édoin, Wetlands (Marécages), Canada First!
Anne Émond, Nuit #1, Canada First!
Ivan Grbovic, Romeo Eleven (Roméo Onze), Canada First!
Yonah Lewis and Calvin Thomas, Amy George, Canada First!
Nathan Morlando, Edwin Boyd, Special Presentations

Moderated by Tom McSorley, Executive Director, Canadian Film Institute

Details regarding Session #2 (September 12) and Session #3 (September 14) to be announced shortly.

RSVP: Andréane Leblanc, Telefilm Canada, (514) 283-6363 x2066 or