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Telefilm’s Carolle Brabant set to retire in March 2018

The search is on for her successor, Telefilm told attendees of its public assembly, where the funder also discussed its annual results.

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Remembering Telefilm’s Sheila de La Varende

The director of international promotion, who died this week, spent nearly 30 years championing the Canadian industry.

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Telefilm lifts the curtain on its gender parity push

Preliminary results show the funder is close to achieving equal representation in a number of key roles across its portfolio, but more work is needed to get women on bigger-budget films.

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Telefilm: The lifeblood of Canadian cinema

As the movie funder reflects on 50 years, stakeholders weigh in on where the organization needs to go in an industry that’s increasingly global, digital and diverse.

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Telefilm to up Indigenous funding to $4M

The funding body is quadrupling the allowance for feature film production and marketing financing for Indigenous content.

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Telefilm sets five-point plan for promoting gender parity

The funding body says it will favour projects either written or directed by women as it seeks to redress the gender disparity in Canadian film.

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Photo Gallery: Belgian copro primer at the Lightbox

A selection of photos from the event celebrating the latest winner of funds from the Canada-Wallonia digital media incentive.

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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).