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Telefilm
January 1, 2008

Telefilm
Telefilm is a federal cultural agency dedicated to the development and promotion of the Canadian audiovisual industry. It is also the administrator of the Canadian Television Fund.
telefilm.gc.ca

Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office
This government office determines which productions are considered Canadian under Canadian Content criteria. It also co-administers two tax credits.

pch.gc.ca/progs/ac-ca/progs/bcpac-cavco/index_e.cfm

Rogers Documentary Fund
your.rogers.com/aboutrogers/communitysupport/rogers_documentary_fund.asp

Omni Television Documentary Fund
omnimb.ca/info/funds/

Quebecor Fund
fondsdusavoir.ca/eng/index.htm

Canadian Independent Film and Video Fund
cifvf.ca/english/eng-h.html

Regional Funds
Canada has many regional funds that offer assistance, ranging from location scouting and acquiring permits to searching for local crew and lodging. What follows is a sample of the regional funds available.

Alberta Film Development Program:
albertafilm.ca
BC Incentive Programs:

bcfilm.bc.ca
Manitoba Film and Sound Recording Development Corporation:
mbfilmsound.mb.ca
New Brunswick Film:
nbfilm.com
Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation:
fin.gov.nl.ca/fin/filmvideo.html
Nova Scotia Film Development Corporation:
film.ns.ca
Ontario Media Development Corporation and the Ministry of Finance for Ontario:
omdc.on.ca
Technology PEI:
techpei.com
La Société de Développement des Entreprises culturelles (SODEC):
sodec.gouv.qc.ca
Saskatchewan Film and Video Development Corporation:
saskfilm.com
Yukon Film and Sound Commission:
reelyukon.com

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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