11 ESSENTIAL HASHTAGS TO FOLLOW Dedicated to supporting and advancing Canadian talent and cinema through Funding, Education, Production, Promotion, Presentation and Preservation.
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Through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and this blog you will find our coverage at Film Festivals, Markets and beyond about the people, events and news in the Canadian Film Industry from a personal, on the ground, perspective. www.micviews.com
The Toronto International Film Festival is the leading public film festival in the world, bringing the power of film to life each September, since 1976. They are a proud champion of films and filmmakers from across the globe. At the Festival, TIFF helps audiences discover a diverse array of films, including the best in international cinema, the latest homegrown Canadian talent, and everything in between. There home at TIFF Bell Lightbox provides year-long programming and learning. www.TIFF.net
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. Each year, the Festival presents a selection of approximately 200 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe. Hot Docs is bringing powerful real-life stories to ever-growing legions of passionate and engaged film lovers. www.hotdocs.ca
The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) is the central catalyst for creative industries in the province. The OMDC promotes investment in, and leverages original content creation for, the six industries that form part of Ontario’s entertainment and creative cluster: film and television, magazine and book publishing, interactive digital media, and music. Their innovative programs and services, as well as the six tax credits they administer, provide the necessary infrastructure to ensure that the province’s multi-billion dollar creative media industries will continue to thrive well into the future. www.omdc.on.ca
Telefilm is dedicated to the success of Canada’s audiovisual industry. Through its various funding and promotion programs, they support dynamic companies and creative talent here at home and around the world. Telefilm’s driving goal is to continue to stimulate demand for and access to Canadian productions – in Canada and everywhere, from big screens to those still being invented, and every platform in-between. www.telefilm.ca
The National Film Board of Canada (or simply National Film Board or NFB) (French: Office national du film du Canada, or ONF) is Canada’s twelve-time Academy Award-winning public film and digital media producer and distributor. An agency of the Government of Canada, the NFB produces and distributes documentary films, animation, web documentaries and alternative dramas. www.nfb.ca
The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is Canada’s foremost school for advanced training and production in film, television and new media. Founded by Norman Jewison in 1988. CFC offers specialized mentorship in several separate media streams: film, television, music, screen acting, and digital media. Each stream offers practical, intensive, hands-on programs administered under the guidance of its esteemed faculty and industry professionals. Many leading film talent are alumni of the centre and building international careers. www.cfccreates.com
First Weekend Club is THE ticket to Canadian films. Founded in 2003, this non-profit organization has supported over 400 great films and countless talent. They give audiences a chance to be ‘in-the-know’ about upcoming films, access to exclusive giveaways, video interviews, invitations to special member-only events, and much more! The best part? Membership is free at – Join the club and become a Canadian film champion today! firstweekendclub.ca/join
A movement that promotes the most recent action in Canadian filmmaking, from companies, to creators this hashtag is being placed on everything Canadian in the film industry. Follow on Twitter and Facebook.