Articles Tagged ‘Telefilm Canada’

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).

Goon receives Golden Box Office award


eOne Films Canada’s Noah Segal and the film’s actor-co-writer Jay Baruchel on the hockey comedy’s $4.1 million domestic box office performance in 2012.

Industry orgs launch national marketing initiatives


A national strategy called Eye on Canada will promote Canadian content and talent, while a new mentorship program will help producers learn the art of marketing.

Michael Hennessy urges grassroots promotion of Canadian content


“Do your thing. It doesn’t matter. We’re not going to tell you what to do,” the producers lobbyist (pictured) told a Banff festival panel on the industry-wide national promotional strategy.

CineCoup unveils top five projects


(UPDATED) The top five filmmaking teams will pitch their projects to a panel of industry experts at the Banff World Media Festival June 10.

Inside Maxime Desmons’ Telefilm-backed micro-budget feature


Sally Karam and Damon D’Oliveira are producing and exec producing, respectively, What We Have, the first feature from Telefilm’s micro-budget production program (Desmons pictured).

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