Success Stories

Canadian actress Karine Vanasse named Talent Fund ambassador

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

Talent Fund supported Micro-budget teams go to Bootcamp

As part of the commitment to excellence and in an ongoing effort to set the Micro-budget Promotion Program teams up for success, many of this year’s participants were invited to attend a one –day intensive digital marketing workshop in Toronto at the end of October. Directors, writers and producers from across the country were brought… Read More

Strong Characters and Compelling Landscapes Guide Indigenous First Feature Micro-Budgets

With the art of filmmaking growing in Indigenous communities, three of this year’s Talent Fund productions deliver compelling stories from remote settings to the festival circuit. Taking part in imagineNATIVE, the world’s largest presenter of Indigenous screen content, their work is already being celebrated. The Land of Rock and Gold For co-writers, directors and producers… Read More