Telefilm

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Telefilm adjusts export, int’l marketing programs

Among the changes, Telefilm doubled the maximum amount that a single project can receive through its Export Assistance program to $90,000.

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Telefilm’s gender parity results and the challenges that remain

A panel discussion on advancing women in the industry points to progress made, but more support for women-led projects at bigger budgets is still needed.

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Fall Back Down rolls in Vancouver

From writer/director Sara Beth Edwards, the indie romantic comedy has lined up some big-name exec producers.

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Telefilm awards $13M across 10 Quebec projects

French-language projects selected include Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone and director Daniel Grou’s Mafia Inc.

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Telefilm launches Cancon exhibition program

The new funding will support Canadian theatres’ promotional efforts for homegrown films.

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Industry orgs commit to harassment-free creative workplaces

SODEC, CMF, Telefilm, and the OMDC are among the organizations supporting new guiding principles intended to improve workplace safety.

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Inside Out expands its scope with key funding partnerships

The LGBTQ film festival recently became a designated partner of Telefilm’s Talent to Watch program and has plans to build out its fledgling finance forum.

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Lone Scherfig’s untitled feature sets up in T.O.

Produced by Toronto’s Strada Films and Denmark’s Creative Alliance, the film stars Jay Baruchel and Bill Nighy.

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Red Snow rolls in Yellowknife

Backed by CBC’s Breaking Barriers Fund, Marie Clements’ drama follows a Giwch’in soldier in Afghanistan.

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In brief: Marielle Poupelin to head International Promotion at Telefilm

Plus: CMU appoints Mark Prashun as president, Canada/New Zealand copros receive coin, and more.

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The unusual suspect: Carolle Brabant

From Playback magazine: A look back at the career, challenges and achievements of Telefilm’s exiting executive director.

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WIFT-V unveils genre contest winners

Reem Morsi’s Fish and Nicole Steeves’ The Method were among the projects selected for the genre concept competition.