gender parity

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TIFF’s Share Her Journey launches new creator program

The fundraising campaign has named screenwriter Nikki Saltz as its inaugural Micki Moore Resident and announced new program ambassadors.

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The unusual suspect: Carolle Brabant

From Playback magazine: A look back at the career, challenges and achievements of Telefilm’s exiting executive director.

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NFB close to gender parity: report

The funder saw 47% of its projects directed by women compared to men (38%) and a spike in the number of mixed teams for 2017 to 2018.

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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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TIFF creates five-year plan to support female talent

By raising $3 million in the coming years, the organization aims to create new programs for female creators and producers.

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CMF to launch gender balance initiatives

The funder will require broadcasters to commit a minimum 15% of their performance envelopes to women-led projects, among other measures.

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NFB furthers gender parity pledge

The producer aims to achieve equal representation in key creative positions for animated, doc and interactive works by 2020.

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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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Nine in 10 women in film, TV report gender-specific career hurdles

Taking lessons from global success stories, a CMPA study offers six steps to help fix the imbalance.

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The diversity puzzle

While the calls for gender parity in the industry grow and it struggles to respond, Playback looks at the progress already made – and asks whether an even bigger issue is on the horizon.