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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
Andrew Jeffrey joined Realscreen in 2021 as its news editor. Here, he helps to oversee assignment, reporting and editing for Realscreen's daily newsletter. Prior to his work covering documentary and non-fiction film and TV, he worked as a reporter and associate producer for CBC Edmonton, and as a reporter for The Star Calgary, where he covered daily news on beats such as local and provincial politics, health care and harm reduction, sports and education. His work has appeared in other Canadian news outlets such as TVO, the Edmonton Journal and Avenue Magazine.

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