Articles Tagged ‘Telefilm Canada’

Telefilm renews and expands Micro-budget Program


The organization has added a new component to support and boost visibility of Aboriginal creators.

Baja International Film Festival opens competition to Canadians


Festival director Alonso Aguilar Castillo talks to Playback about expanding the festival and boosting the focus on Canada-Mexico production partnerships.

The Engineers wins Pitch This!


Producer Daniel Bekerman (pictured, middle) says his team is aiming to start shooting the story of an experimental crime novelist in 2014.

Big Muddy film shoot starts in Saskatchewan


Producer Bob Crowe of Angel Entertainment said the indie may be among the last movies to tap tax credits in the province after refundable incentives were axed by the provincial government (director Jefferson Moneo pictured).

Telefilm, Maison Birks to honour Louise Archambault, Sarah Polley, Alison Pill


In all, 10 Canadian directors and actors will be recognized as part of the inaugural Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film on Sept. 11 (Louise Archambault pictured).

Telefilm, Rogers Group of Funds renew doc program


The organizations have extended their partnership for another year with the program, which supports the production of Canadian theatrical documentaries.

Bill Marks joins CineCoup as head of production


The film accelerator is also co-hosting a networking event with Telefilm Canada this Friday at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival.

Call goes out for Canadian TV dramas for U.S. network pitchfest


The application deadline for the three-day pitch session in Hollywood is July 15.

Telefilm invests $13.8 million in nine features


Films including David Hewlett’s Debug, Atom Egoyan’s Queen of the Night and Greg Jackson’s Bunker 6 received backing from the Canada Feature Film Fund.

Guy Maddin to turn seances for lost silent films into a feature


The partnership with the NFB and Phi Films will include an installation based on a 2012 live streaming of paranormal visits in Paris (Maddin pictured).

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WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014

WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014 - Wanda Bradley and Foundation for WIFT-T chair Natalie Osborne in the ballroom at the 2014 WIFT-T Crystal Awards. Credit: Kowthar Omar