News,Updates And A Call For Applicants At Toronto’s CFC Film Centre

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Welcoming the 2016 Bell Media Prime Time TV Program Residents

The CFC is pleased to announce that seven new writers will take part in the 2016 Bell Media Prime Time TV Program (presented in association with ABC Signature Studios). These talented creators will work alongside Karen Walton, this year’s Executive Producer in Residence. To learn more about the new TV residents, CLICK HERE.

The CFC would also like to thank our partner Cast & Crew Entertainment Services for outfitting our Bell Media Prime Time TV writers and Cineplex Entertainment Film writers with Final Draft v.10!


release / program news

Showcasing the 2016 Slaight Music Residency

This month the CFC celebrated its music residents by holding the 2016 Slaight Music Residency Showcase and announcing the five talented music creators selected to participate in the fifth year of the Slaight Music Residency.

To meet the new Slaight Music residents, CLICK HERE. To read the Slaight Music Residency Showcase recap, CLICK HERE.


Program news

Final Call for Applications for the Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange

The CFC is currently seeking applications for the Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange, a high-level cross-border project and business accelerator for established producers and their feature comedy properties. This initiative builds traction for said projects by offering teams access to creative counsel, as well as financing and packaging expertise from key decision-makers and comedy experts.

For more information about the Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange, CLICK HERE. Applications are due by October 17, 2016.



TIFF 2016 Highlights: CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser & CLEO World Premiere

During the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the CFC was proud to host the 2016 CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser, while also supporting 2016 CFC Short Dramatic Film CLEO and all other alumni projects screening at the festival.

To read the CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser recap, CLICK HERE. To read about CLEO’s world premiere at TIFF, CLICK HERE.



Cheryl Hudson Joins the CFC Board of Directors

The CFC is pleased to announce that Cheryl Hudson, Managing Partner, Strategic Philanthropy at Michael Vukets & Associates, has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effectively immediately.

To learn more about Cheryl and the Board of Directors, CLICK HERE.



CFC Media Lab Announces Cultural Start-Up Award Winners at Enterprising Culture

On September 28 and 29, 2016, CFC Media Lab and the Cultural Service of the Embassy of France in Canada hosted Enterprising Culture, a major international forum for Franco-Canadian creative and cultural industry start-ups. The event culminated with the onsite pitch competition for the Cultural Start-up Award, sponsored by Founding Partner BNP Paribas.

To learn more about Enterprising Culture and the Cultural Start-up Award winners, CLICK HERE.

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