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Jean-Claude Mahe named Telefilm interim exec director

The funder’s director of public and governmental affairs will lead the organization as the federal government continues its search for a permanent replacement for Carolle Brabant.

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Buck wraps on sci-fi feature Astronaut

Written and directed by Shelagh McLeod, the Hamilton, ON-shot feature stars Colm Feore and Richard Dreyfuss.

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Looking ahead to tomorrow’s Telefilm

Industry stakeholders weigh in on areas for the national funder to focus on as it faces a leadership change and the continued shakeup of the film and media business.

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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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Telefilm revamps micro-budget production program

The newly rebranded Talent to Watch program will fund 50 projects a year, more than doubling the number it previously supported.

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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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Half of Canadians have seen a domestic film in the past year

A new Telefilm study found love of local cinema is trending upwards, but domestic film festivals are struggling for consumer awareness.

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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 invests $4.7M in Indigenous productions

Benjamin Ross Hayden’s Red Eye and Sonia Bonspille-Boileau’s Rustic Oracle are among the 11 projects to receive funding.

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Telefilm updates development program

The changes include more funding for women-led projects and extra support for emerging talent.

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Banff ’17: Joly unveils Indigenous Screen Office

The Canadian Heritage Minister also revealed when she’ll present her highly anticipated cultural policy framework.

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Telefilm turns the camera on Canadians

Its new social campaign lets us be voyeurs and see how others enjoy our country’s cinema.