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.
Telefilm unveils discoverability initiatives
The cultural agency is partnering with iTunes, VIA Rail and the NFB, among others, to promote Cancon in 2017.
Study identifies two target groups for Cancon
Who’s most likely to watch your Canadian indie film? A new report identifies the viewers who producers and distributors should be eyeing.
Spotlight Pictures takes worldwide sales rights to The Unseen
The L.A.-based sales agent will shop Geoff Redknap’s debut film at the upcoming American Film Market.
Telefilm targets milllennials with social campaign
What the cultural agency hopes to achieve with the second iteration of “Canada’s Got Game.”
Juste la Fin du Monde is Canada’s foreign language Oscar pick
This is Dolan’s third feature chosen to represent Canada for consideration in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
Telefilm confirms feature film diversity goal
The agency says it has committed to building a more representative feature film portfolio by 2020.
Sandra Desrosiers Karr joins Brightlight C-suite
The former Telefilm exec joins the Vancouver company as it brings its latest film, Colossal, to TIFF.
Industry organizations partner on Ontario film study
A new research study from Ryerson University will examine how to best foster talent in the industry.
Feature film pioneer Michael Spencer passes away
Spencer (pictured) was the first executive director of the Canadian Film Development Corporation, which later became Telefilm Canada.
Telefilm’s patriotic platform
A new initiative hopes to be an “Own the Podium” for Canada’s audiovisual industry.
Gallery: An Evening with Canada’s Stars
A selection of photos from An Evening with Canada’s Stars, an event co-hosted by Telefilm, the ACCT and Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles.