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Theatrical Documentary Program

The Theatrical Documentary Program is a partnership between Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds. This unique public-private collaboration provides financing for feature-length documentary projects during their production and post-production stages.

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Contacts

Guidelines

Guidelines applicable as of September 2, 2014 for the Theatrical Documentary Program

(147 KB)

Guidelines 2012-2013

(156 KB)

Forms

Application form

(423 KB)

Declaration of email address

(42 KB)

Declaration of Canadian Status of Corporation and Corporate Information

(116 KB)

Declaration of Related-party Transactions

(60 KB)

Declaration of Related-party Transactions at Final Costs

(71 KB)

Application Dates

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

Useful Tools

Telefilm's Standard Budget Format

(199 KB)

Affidavit – Final Costs – budgets equal to or less than $250,000

(47 KB)

News Releases

August 6, 2012
Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds welcome the National Film Board of Canada as partner in the Theatrical Documentary Program

July 13, 2011
Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds renew the Theatrical Documentary Program

July 13, 2011
Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds renew the Theatrical Documentary Program

October 29, 2010
Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds provide financial support for feature-length documentaries

December 4, 2009
Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds provide financial support for feature-length documentaries

December 1, 2008
Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds announce
Five Projects selected for financing

August 14, 2008
Theatrical Documentary Program
Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds continue their partnership for the production of feature-length documentaries

October 4, 2007
Telefilm Canada launches renewed Theatrical Documentary Pilot Program

April 25, 2007
Telefilm Canada, CBC Television, The Rogers Group of Funds and the National Film Board of Canada announce partnership for renewed Theatrical Documentary Pilot Program

August 1, 2006
Feature-length theatrical documentary pilot program
English-language production component

Telefilm Canada, CBC Television and The Rogers Group of Funds announce financing for Inside Hana’s Suitcase

February 16, 2006
Feature-Length Theatrical Documentary Pilot Program – English-Language Production Component
Telefilm Canada, CBC Television and the Rogers Group of Funds announce results of jury selection

October 31, 2005
Feature-length Documentary Pilot Program – French-Language Component
Telefilm Canada supports seven theatrical documentaries

June 14, 2005
Telefilm Canada and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation announce one year feature-length documentary pilot program


Contacts

See offices contact information

Ng Qui Sang, Samantha
Ontario and Nunavut Region

Sciortino, Carmela
Quebec

Porter, Jennifer
Western Region

Voogt, Patricia
Atlantic Region