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The Talent Fund

Telefilm Canada is committed to solidifying and attracting new funding sources for the industry through the Talent Fund.  

A career accelerator and launchpad, the Talent Fund supports rising stars to ensure Canada’s film industry continues to thrive.

About the Talent Fund

Established in 2012, the Talent Fund is a national donation initiative dedicated to the discovery, development, and promotion of a talented and diverse group of emerging filmmakers and content creators.

The Fund relies on philanthropic donations from corporations, along with the generosity of individual donors.

The Talent Fund’s key objectives are to:

  • Support first-time filmmakers from across the country
  • Help emerging talent in the development of their professional portfolio
  • Prioritize emerging creators from underrepresented communities
  • Foster a culture of mentorship

Ignite filmmaking careers

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