Telefilm Canada announces important dates for all three streams under the National Promotion Program for fiscal 2022-2023

Telefilm Canada is releasing important dates for the General Admission Stream, the Limited Edition Stream and the Industry Initiatives Stream under the National Promotion Program for fiscal year 2022-2023.

The National Promotion Program aims to stimulate demand for Canadian content through leveraging various activities held in Canada. This program is comprised of three distinct streams that support different types of promotional activities:

The General Admission Stream 
This Stream is for Canadian organizations seeking financial support for small or emerging film festivals that stimulate audience demand for Canadian content.

For festivals between July 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023
Guidelines launching on: March 24, 2022
Opening date: April 25, 2022
Closing date: April 29, 2022

For festivals between April 1, 2023 and September 30, 2023
Guidelines launching on: March 24, 2022
Opening date: January 16, 2023
Closing date: January 20, 2023

The Limited Edition Stream 
This Stream is opened to pre-approved Canadian organizations that operate film festivals and markets that received over $5,000 in funding through the Promotion Program (excluding reopening funds) in accordance with a funding agreement with Telefilm signed between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2022.

For festivals between September 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023
Guidelines launching on: March 31, 2022
Opening date: May 16, 2022
Closing date: June 23, 2022

For festivals between April 1, 2023 and September 30, 2023
Guidelines launching on: March 31, 2022
Opening date: August 29, 2022
Closing date: October 7, 2022

The Industry Initiatives Stream 
This Stream is opened to pre-approved Canadian organizations that operate activities that received funding through the Promotion Program in accordance with a funding agreement with Telefilm signed between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2022. Financial support in this Stream is provided for activities not covered by the General Admission Stream or the Limited Edition Stream (including, but not limited to, national film, television and digital media awards ceremonies; alternative distribution networks; audiovisual industry conferences; and training activities, including business or professional development activities focused on training, mentorship, promotion and talent).

For activities between September 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023
Guidelines launching on: April 7, 2022
Opening date: July 4, 2022
Closing date: August 12, 2022

For activities between April 1, 2023 and September 30, 2023
Guidelines launching on: April 7, 2022
Opening date: October 17, 2022
Closing date: November 25, 2022

All new and existing partners are encouraged to read the Guidelines and additional documents, available on the respective links above.

For questions regarding enrolment, please email: enr@corps.annualreviewmillions.com