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2nd March 2015

27 CMF-Funded Productions Win 51 Canadian Screen Awards

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) congratulates the winners and nominees of the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards, which have been recognized for their excellence by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, and industry professionals at a series of events which culminated with last night’s televised gala. A total of 27 CMF-funded productions won 51 Canadian Screen Awards, including top winners such as Call Me Fitz, Degrassi, Sensitive Skin, Tales from the Organ Trade, Bomb Girls, and the Fan’s Choice Award, Lost Girl. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

Creative BC Slate Development Fund Recipients Announced

BC Film And MediaCreative BC has announced the recipients of the 2014/15 Slate Development Fund, a provincially funded program, administered by Creative BC, that provides BC-based film or television entertainment companies with an envelope of money to support the development of two or more eligible film, television or web series projects. The fund is intended to leverage investment from the private sector, develop a presence in the international marketplace and encourage the use of digital platforms for marketing, distribution and audience engagement. Funding is in the form of a non-recoupable advance of up to $25,000. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd January 2015

Banff World Media Fest Looking For Rockie Award Jurists

Banff World Media FestivalThe Banff World Media Festival 2015 is looking for producers, directors, writers, broadcasters, distributors and critics to determine the BEST content in the world’s biggest program competition across 26 genres. The Rockie Awards Program Competition is the Festival’s signature event, recognizing quality television and web content from around the world and is a prestige coveted by producers of the world’s most prolific shows. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th January 2015

Record-Breaking Year For Canada At 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTen Canadian feature films will be screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, a record for Canada at Sundance. This outstanding selection will also include five shorts and three video installations.  With 10 feature films out of a programmed 123 features, Canada will present the third-largest line-up at Sundance—accounting for 8% of the overall selection—after the United States and the United Kingdom. The Sundance Film Festival runs from January 22 to February 1, 2015, in Park City, Utah. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2014

Rockie Awards Early Bird Submission Deadline Coming Up

Banff World Media FestivalIt’s now December, which means the early bird deadline for the Rockie Awards is around the corner! The Rockie Awards is the world’s biggest program competition that honours the highest quality in television and digital programming. Celebrated at the Banff World Media Festival in June, the Rockie Awards is now accepting submissions across 26 categories. In addition to some of the world’s most critically acclaimed dramas and comedies, each year the Rockie Award nominee roster includes the most thought-provoking documentaries in current affairs and science, inspiring kids and animated material, engaging factual programs such as the best in lifestyle and reality TV, and some of the most innovative web content. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th October 2014

Ubisoft Montreal Chosen Golden Joystick Video Game Studio Of The Year

ubisoft canadaUbisoft Montreal was named Studio of the Year at the prestigious Golden Joystick Awards presented in London, UK. This prize, voted for by players around the world, was given to its President and CEO, Mr. Yannis Mallat, during the awards ceremony last Friday. This is the first time Ubisoft Montreal has won in this category. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

Public Tickets Now On Sale For 5th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards

Canadian Video Game AwardsJoin Reboot Communications and Greedy Productions for an amazing evening as the Canadian videogame industry gathers in Toronto to celebrate the innovation and talent from across the country.  Public tickets go on sale today and are just $29.00. The CVAs will be held Friday, November 21st at The Carlu in the heart of downtown Toronto and will feature celebrated videogame actor Mark Meer, from the Mass Effect and Dragon Age franchises as host.  Read the rest of this entry »

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16th October 2014

2015 Rockie Awards Open For Entry

Banff World Media FestivalThe largest competition in entertainment programming is back and we’re excited to see what great content will come our way for this year’s edition of the prestigious Rockie Awards, to be given out at the 2015 Banff World Media Festiva.  No other program competition in the world celebrates quality television and digital content in such a vast scope as BANFF does. With 26 categories across drama, non-fiction, entertainment, digital, and kids & youth, the program attracts over a thousand entries from more than 40 countries annually. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th September 2014

30 Canada Media Fund Supported Productions Receive 66 Gémeaux Awards

Canada Media FundThe Canada Media Fund (CMF) congratulates the winners of the 29th prix Gémeaux who received awards on September 11 and 14. With these awards, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) recognizes the outstanding work of industry professionals in the French language market. The Academy nominated 85 CMF-funded projects that received a combined total of 267 nominations. Of those, 30 productions won a total of 66 Gémeaux Awards, including top winners such as Série Noire, Les Beaux Malaises, Infoman, and the People’s Choice Award winner, Unité 9. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd September 2014

Telefilm Canada And Birks Pay Tribute To 10 Canadian Women Directors And Actors At 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Telefilm CanadaTen Canadian women directors and actors who have had an outstanding year have been selected by a pan-Canadian jury of journalists specializing in the arts, culture and entertainment. The 10 women will be honoured on September 10 at the Birks store on Bloor Street West in Toronto during the second Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film, presented in partnership with Telefilm Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

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