Articles Tagged ‘Carolle Brabant’
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.
Indie producers greeted the federal government’s push to “make it easier” to get projects off the ground with optimism.
Brabant will continue in her current role for another three-year term.
Projects from Harold Crooks, Rob Stewart and Thomas Burstyn are among the seven selected theatrical docs that will receive production or post-production coin.
The organization will participate in several special initiatives spotlighting Canadian films as part of its ramped up promotional strategy for 2013.
Michel Roy and Carolle Brabant aimed to reassure filmmakers that expressed fears they’re being left behind as the funding agency changes its evaluation criteria and makes a bigger push to the world market.
The Producers Roundtable of Ontario says new evaluation criteria for funding will cut out up-and-coming Canadian talent, while Telefilm executive director Carolle Brabant says the organization remains committed to a diverse investment portfolio.
The agency’s first annual Success Index results show that the primary source of growth came in the commercial component, in part on success of Barney’s Version (pictured).
The film financier told the CRTC it will “take the lead” to organize a gathering for broadcasters, distributors, funders and producers to develop new promotion strategies.
The newest cuts stem from a $10.6 million cut over three years to its Parliamentary subsidy from Ottawa.
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