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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.

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 October 30th, 6 months after opening date, or until funds run out.

April 30, 2014 - Opening date for the Development program for feature film projects
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French, English


Production Program

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.

March 24, 2014 - Closing date for French-language productions with budgets of $2.5 million or more (selective component)
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French

March 21, 2014 - Applications may be submitted for projects with budgets of less than $2.5M in the French language market.
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French

March 17, 2014 - Applications may be submitted for projects with budgets of less than $2.5M in the English language market.
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : English

December 16, 2013 - Applications may be submitted for projects with budgets of $2.5M and greater in both language markets.
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French, English


Marketing Program

The Marketing Program opens on May 27, 2013. See section 9.2 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. Telefilm will advise when eTelefilm becomes available for this Program and at that point submissions through eTelefilm will become mandatory.


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

October 18, 2013 - Launch date of the Micro-budget program – Main and Aboriginal components
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French, English

January 6, 2014 - Opening date for acceptance of letters of recommendation from designated partners. The deadline for acceptance of letters of recommendation from designated partners is February 3, 2014.
Region(s) : Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, West
Language(s) : French, English


Theatrical Documentary Program

The upcoming program deadline is October 4, 2013 for French-and English-language projects.

October 4, 2013 - 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 April 30 to December 13, 2013. Applications must be submitted via eTelefilm. If you do not have an eTelefilm account, we invite you to open one at your earliest convenience.

April 30, 2013 - 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.