Telefilm Canada

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The race is on as Antigone vies for Oscar gold

Associate producer Isabelle Couture shares details about the Oscar campaign and how the modern adaptation’s timely subject matter could sway voters.

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Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone is Canada’s international Oscar pick

The selection comes five days after the film won TIFF’s Best Canadian Feature Film prize.

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Zoe Hopkins rolls on Running Home

Written and directed by the filmmaker behind Kayak to Klemtu, the dramedy marks her second feature film.

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Lanctot, Mozaffari among 2019 Birks Diamond nominees

The filmmakers are among six to be honoured at the tribute ceremony, which recognizes established and emerging women in the screen-based industries.

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Ted Stenson’s comedy ‘Events Transpiring’ wraps

The Talent to Watch-supported film is exec produced by Calgary Underground Film Festival’s Brenda Lieberman and Gillian McKercher from Kino Sum Productions.

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Igor Drljaca feature among Eurimages funding recipients

Three Canadian coproductions have received more than $1.4 million total in funding.

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Telefilm invests $4M across eight Indigenous features

Talent to Watch projects like IndigiThreads and The Certainty of Symmetry were among the recipients.

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Photo gallery: 2019 Talent to Watch reception

See who came out to celebrate the recipients for this year’s Talent to Watch program.

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Telefilm awards $1.3M to three Quebec films

The funds are provided through Telefilm’s selective production program, with recent Oscar nominee Marianne Farley (pictured) among the recipients.

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Netflix partners with APFC to support francophone creators

Telefilm Canada and the CMF have also committed funding towards the first year of the professional development program.

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In brief: Indian Horse creates $15.3M in economic output

CBC/Radio-Canada partners with the Canada Council for the Arts on a new initiative, plus Corus will integrate Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge into its programming.

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Quebec film gets $10 million in new funding

Canadian Heritage topped up the funds after learning Telefilm’s 2019/20 Production Program budget was almost fully allocated.