Canadian Film Centre

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CFC gets a $2.3M funding boost from Ontario government

The investment, announced at last night’s CFC gala by Minister Lisa MacLeod, will be used to sustain and grow the film centre’s programs across film, TV, digital and music.

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Brad Peyton to receive CFC’s Creative Excellence award

The Newfoundland-born director behind Frontier and San Andreas will receive the honour at a reception in L.A. in March.

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CFC exec Ana Serrano named president of OCAD University

The digital trailblazer will depart her current position as chief digital officer at the CFC in June to take over as president and vice-chancellor of the university on July 1.

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MacLeod pledges stability for Ontario tax credits

The Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries wrapped up a four-day visit to L.A. to meet with film and TV execs to promote Ontario’s creative sector.

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CFC announces 17 participants for 2019 Cineplex Film Program

Julie Strifler and Shant Joshi are among five producers that will develop their original projects through the five-and-a-half-month program.

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How the CFC is expanding into new revenue streams

COO Sheena Macdonald discusses how opening up its grounds to external productions has energized the Canadian Film Centre and boosted its bottom line.

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CFC honours Amy and Tassie Cameron

The producers behind Cameron Pictures will be presented with CFC’s Award for Creative Excellence in L.A. on March 20.

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CFC teams with Netflix on five-year funding initiative

Meanwhile, the film centre partnered with Comweb Corp/William F. White to launch a new scholarship for Indigenous creators in Jay Switzer’s name.

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Dennis Heaton to lead Prime Time TV Program

The former Motive showrunner will serve as the Bell Media program’s executive producer in residence.

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CFC, NFB, JustFilms launch VR doc lab

Featuring six Canadian and six U.S. creators, the residency program will teach participants the theory and practice of creating VR experiences.

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Photo gallery: CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser

Nearly 2,000 industry members gathered under sunny skies at Windfields Estate for the event.

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Photo Gallery: CFC Garden Party 2016

A selection of pictures from the Canadian Film Centre’s Annual Garden Party.