Funding for French Features, Biz Skills in Barrie, Fountain’s Film for Families

Telefilm announces it’s funding three French language features to the tune of $1.4 million. Two are by emerging women filmmakers — Toujours ensemble, by Sophie Dupuis, and Pour toujours, by Geneviève Dulude-De Celles. Along with all this toujours comes: L’Amour by Marc Bisaillon. The money comes through through the Canada Feature Film Fund. Geneviève Dulude-De […]

Canada at Cannes 2016

(Via CNW) Once again, Canada will have a chance to shine at Cannes this year. Telefilm Canada wants to highlight some of this year’s talent on display; as Executive Director Carolle Brabant says, “Today, we want to thank these men and women for literally making our cinema.” They include writer/director Xavier Dolan, headed to Cannes […]

More News: NSI, CBC, Etc.

(Via CNW) ACTRA’s not the only organization that’s glad to see the federal budget’s provisions for culture; CBC says in a media release that it’s “grateful”, especially considering the financial trouble it’s been experiencing. “We look forward to showing Canadians what we can do for them with this reinvestment,” says Hubert Lacroix, President and CEO. […]

Creative Excellence and Cooperative Work

(via CFC has announced the winner of the Creative Excellence Award. Don McKellar was named as the winner for his varied efforts as a writer, director, and actor in the industry. Originally starting in the theatre industry, McKellar moved into Canadian cinema and adjusted so well that he became strong in the industry. McKellar’s […]