Celebration of Talent Fund 10th Anniversary @Shangri-La Hotel Toronto (September 7, 2022)

A pre-TIFF® exclusive event celebrating the Talent Fund’s 10^th^ anniversary, co-hosted by the Shangri-La Hotel, Talent Fund Advisory Committee members and DGC Ontario. Thank you to all our guests, Talent to Watch emerging filmmakers and donors for joining us in celebration, and for your support. Photos by Dale Wilcox

Canadian Academy’s Board Tribute Dinner

June 18, 2022  ̶  The Canadian Academy’s Board Tribute Dinner is an annual fundraising event honouring the year’s esteemed Special Award winners. Funds raised at the dinner will support the Academy’s Equity & Inclusion activities. Hosted by Emma Hunter and the stars of Canada’s Drag Race, Kimora Amour and Synthia Kiss. Photos by George Pimentel

Pre-Oscars Celebration at the Canadian Consulate in L.A.

An exclusive reception honoring Canadian nominees for the 94th Academy Awards, Los Angeles, California, USA – March 24, 2022 Photos by George Pimentel

8th Annual Talent Fund Fundraiser in Indian Wells @ the Hill Residence

In January, Advisory Committee Member Carol Hill and Paul Hill hosted their annual Talent Fund fundraiser at their Indian Wells residence, along with long-time donors and new friends of the Fund. Emerging filmmakers Sanja Živković (writer-director, Easy Land), Julie Strifler (producer, Easy Land) and Heather Young (writer-director, Murmur) were also in attendance, and selected by the Palm Springs […]

Talent Fund November Fundraiser hosted by Vincenzo Guzzo

An intimate corporate fundraising reception was hosted by Advisory Committee member, and Cinemas Guzzo CEO, Vincenzo Guzzo at the offices of Gluskin Sheff in Toronto on Nov. 7. Guests, including award-winning producer Robert Lantos, select members of the Advisory Committee, and Telefilm/Talent Fund stakeholders, had the opportunity to meet emerging filmmakers and Talent Fund recipients. […]

Unveiling of 2019 Talent to Watch Recipients

On June 12th in Toronto, Telefilm Canada and the Talent Fund announced the 2019 finalists selected under its Talent to Watch Program. A total of 31 first feature films and narrative web projects were selected from across the country. The event was co-hosted by Christine Magee (Chair of the Talent Fund Advisory Committee, Co-Founder & Co-Chair of […]

Celebration of Canadian Talent | Los Angeles Pre-Oscars

Talent Fund celebrates 2017 recipient Molly McGlynn with advisory board members, distinguished donors at Paramount Pictures Studios. Also in Los Angeles, premiere partners Bell Media and Entertainment One celebrate Canadian Oscar nominees at the Residence of the Consul General of Canada.

Canadian Talent Celebration at Palm Springs

A private reception hosted by Talent Fund Advisory Committee member Carol Hill and her husband Paul in their magnificent Palm Springs home the night of the opening gala of the Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019.  “With all my heart, thank you for sharing in my passion for supporting Canada’s first-time filmmakers. With your immense generosity, the Talent Fund […]

Canadian Talent Celebration at Pinewood Toronto Studios

Telefilm Canada and the Talent Fund announced the first 45 English-and French-language projects selected under the new Talent to Watch Program (formerly known as the Micro-Budget Production Program). In all, 38 feature films and seven narrative web projects from across the country. This event, co-hosted by The Talent Fund and Bell Media, was celebrated in […]

Talent Fund Celebrated by Consul General in LA

In celebration of our Canadian Talent and in the pinnacle of awards season, the Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles, James Villneuve, hosted a Canadian contingent of artists, Talent Fund donors and noted celebrities at the Consulate General of Canada in LA.  In attendance at the event were Talent Fund Advisory Board members Sandi and Jim […]