Success Stories

More Success for The Sun At Midnight and Werewolf

More Success for The Sun At Midnight and Werewolf

The Talent Fund-supported Micro-budget Production Program feature films continue to succeed in Canada and internationally, screening at festivals, winning awards, and earning well-deserved recognition. The Sun At Midnight, written, directed, and produced by Kirsten Carthew, and produced by Amos Scott, recently won two Leo Awards in Vancouver for Best Picture Editing Motion Picture (Jamie Alain)… Read More

The Talent Fund joins in the celebration of National Canadian Film Day

On April 19, 2017 Talent Fund Advisory Committee Chair and generous supporter of emerging Canadian talent, Hartley T. Richardson joined other Talent Fund advisory committee members, industry, talent and government  at the Movie Nights Across Canada special presentation of Tyson Caron’s Lovesick at the Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg. The Honourable Jim Carr, Minister of… Read More

Original Canadian voices, original Canadian stories: Telefilm Canada and the Talent Fund announce the 18 projects selected under the Micro-Budget Production Program

Telefilm Canada and the Talent Fund announce the 18 English- and French-language projects selected under the Talent Fund-supported Micro-Budget Production Program, including 14 feature films and four web projects that originate from all regions of the country. The Talent Fund, a private donation fund, has once again contributed significantly to the Program, thanks especially to… Read More

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