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Application Dates

Canada Feature Film Fund

Development Program

Applicants may submit their project or portfolio of projects at any time during the Program's opening period. Applications must be submitted via eTelefilm. If you do not yet have an eTelefilm account, we urge you to register today.

Closing date will be November 10th, 6 months after opening date, or until funds run out.

May 8, 2014 - Opening date for the Development program for feature film projects
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French, English


Production Program

Using eTelefilm:

  • There are no changes to the current guidelines (applicable as of December 16th, 2013)
  • Applications to the Production program must be submitted via eTelefilm.
  • Using eTelefilm is also mandatory for the submission of all documentation required during the cycle.
  • If you do not yet have an eTelefilm account, please visit www.telefilm.ca/en/extranet to register.

Projects with budgets of less than $2.5M (English and French):

  • Applications are now closed for the current fiscal year (2014/2015). 
  • Opening dates for these projects for next fiscal year (2015/2016) will be announced shortly.

Projects with budgets greater than $2.5M English-language market:

Telefilm continues to accept applications for projects with budgets of $2.5M and greater in the English-language market. 
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : English

Projects with budgets greater than $2.5M French-language market:

November 20, 2014 - Applications may be submitted for projects with budgets of $2.5M and greater in the French-language market. Applications received for these projects will be considered for financing in the next fiscal year (2015/2016).
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French


Marketing Program

The Marketing Program is currently open. See section 8.2 of the Guidelines (When to apply). Applicants must send the application form to their regional office (to the attention of the Project Coordinator), together with the Telefilm standard budget and all required documentation.


Micro-Budget Production Program: Funding of micro-budget feature films from emerging filmmakers – Main Component and Aboriginal Component

New opening dates will be announced shortly.


Theatrical Documentary Program

Applications may be submitted as of September 2nd, 2014. The program deadline is September 30th, 2014 for both French and English-language projects.

September 30, 2014 - Deadline for the Theatrical Documentary Program
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French, English


International Marketing and Festival Participation Program

June 14, 2013 - Applicants must submit their completed applications at least 3 weeks prior to the opening day of the festival for which participation support is being requested.
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French, English


Industry Promotion

Promotion Program

Applicants may submit a funding request at any time during the open application period from June 9 to December 12, 2014. Applications must be submitted via eTelefilm. If you do not have an eTelefilm account, we invite you to open one at your earliest convenience.

June 9, 2014 - Opening date for the Promotion Program
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French, English


Festivals Performance Program

This program is currently open to existing clients only, who may submit an application at any time. This program is not opened to eTelefilm.