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At Telefilm, we have the success of the Canadian screen-based industry at heart.

Part of that success is the discoverability and recognition of audiovisual projects from Canada, internationally and at home.

We’re shining a spotlight on our homegrown talent.

Our initiatives

Encouraging national and international audiences to seek screen-based content from Canada through our discoverability initiatives.

Our team helps talent from Canada navigate national and international festival circuits. We offer hands-on support, opportunities and mentorship for film festivals and film markets throughout the world.

International festival circuit

Bring your project to top-tier festivals.

Market circuit

Get your project noticed by industry peers.

Calls for entry

We offer a call for entry service for international festivals and markets that provides important information about the application process.

A large, white trade-show booth with a dozen tables, each holding a meeting. At the front of the pavilion is a screen decorated with maple leaves, listing companies that are partaking in the meetings. A red "Canada" sign adorns the top of the booth.

Canada Pavilion

The Canada Pavilion offers onsite services and initiatives during festivals and markets.

In order of appearance, the words "RD", "Canada", and "CA are positioned vertically. The words "RD" and "Canada" are in bold font, in two different shades of red. The word "CA" is hollow, with a red outline.

RDV Canada

RDV Canada is designed to help producers do business with potential partners around the world.

Canada’s Choice

Each year, Telefilm Canada sets up a selection committee that chooses Canada’s entry for the Best International Feature Film category at the Academy Awards.

Actors Nahéma Ricci, Paul Doucet, and Benoît Gouin, alongside Sophie Deraspe, pose sitting on a couch next to a sign that reads "Choix du Canada. Oscars. Canada's Choice," at a press conference announcing Antigone, directed by Deraspe, as Canada's entry for the 92nd Academy Awards.