Radio & Television

Telefilm Canada calls on industry to up number of big-budget projects led by women

MONTREAL - Telefilm Canada says that it is seeing “encouraging” results on its way to meeting a balanced production portfolio by 2020 that reflects gender parity in in feature film production funding.After the first year of measures introduced in collaboration with the industry, Telefilm said that  the overall percentage of films featuring a woman in one of the key roles is 44% for director, 46% for screenwriter, and 48% for producer.In addition, the overall percentage of dollars invested with a woman in a key production role for 2017-2018 is 25% for director, 29% for screenwriter, and 36% for producer.Acting executive director Jean-Claude...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.