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Telefilm’s Carolle Brabant on Canadian content in a VOD world

“We are identifying the target audiences, but the environment is fragmented and we lack audience tracking tools,” she told the agency’s annual public meeting.

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San Sebastian: Canadian filmmakers forge new coproduction frontier

Speed-dating among Canadian and Latin American filmmakers at the Spanish-speaking festival aims to hot-house pan-American movies destined for global audiences.

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Telefilm Canada reveals new $14M war chest

Bell Media and Corus Entertainment are among the contributors to the Talent Fund, which supports feature film production and promotion.

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Three Canadian films in Cannes competition

David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, Atom Egoyan’s The Captive and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy will screen in the official competition on the Croisette, fest organizers said Thursday.

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Telefilm, Maison Birks to honour Louise Archambault, Sarah Polley, Alison Pill

In all, 10 Canadian directors and actors will be recognized as part of the inaugural Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film on Sept. 11 (Louise Archambault pictured).

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Bill Marks joins CineCoup as head of production

The film accelerator is also co-hosting a networking event with Telefilm Canada this Friday at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival.

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Corus, Telefilm partner on Family Feature Production Fund

The fund will contribute financing for up to two family features each year with production budgets of between $3.5 million and $5 million (Telefilm’s Carolle Brabant and Corus’ John MacDonald pictured).

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Telefilm Canada backs CineCoup film accelerator

CineCoup distribution head Brad Pelman (pictured) tells Playback that the agency will invest an unspecified amount in the proposed film picked at Banff.

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Telefilm Canada wagers $3.7 million on five Quebec films

The bets are on the latest films by Micheline Lanctot, Carole Laure, Francois Delisle, Yves-Christian Fournier and a 3D film from Jean-Francois Pouliot and Francois Brisson.

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Prime Time 2013: Ottawa reinvigorates co-pro policy

Indie producers greeted the federal government’s push to “make it easier” to get projects off the ground with optimism.