Success Stories

Play Your Gender wins Edith Lando Peace Prize

Play Your Gender wins Edith Lando Peace Prize

Congratulations to the Talent Fund supported Micro-budget Production program Play Your Gender on winning the Edith Lando Peace Prize at the 2017 Reel to Real International Film Festival for Youth in Vancouver! The Edith Lando Peace Prize is awarded to the film that best utilizes the power of cinema to further the goal of social… Read More

Beyond first features: Continued success for next generation of Canadian filmmakers

After the incredible success of their first feature, Cast No Shadow, Christian Sparkes, Allison White and Chris Agoston, of Away Films, Sara Fost Pictures and The Screen Asylum, are continuing to pursue their passion for filmmaking. The three are working together on their next feature, which they hope to shoot this summer. Allison credits the… Read More

Canadian actress Karine Vanasse named Talent Fund ambassador

Montreal, March 13, 2017—The Talent Fund, a private donation fund that supports Canada’s emerging film talent, is pleased to announce that award-winning actress Karine Vanasse, a film and TV star in Canada and the United States (Cardinal, Polytechnique, Emporte-moi, Blue Moon, Pan Am, Revenge), has been named ambassador. Ms. Vanasse will help with the Talent… Read More


Talent Fund Advisory Committee Chair Hartley T. Richardson is pleased to announce that the RBC Foundation has awarded the Fund $75,000 from its 2017 RBC Emerging Artists Project. “Continued financial support from the RBC Foundation, which reflects their belief in supporting emerging Canadian creators, is paramount to our success. The Talent Fund’s core mission is… Read More