About

Background

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a charitable organization whose mission is to invest in and inspire the next generation of world-class Canadian content creators and entrepreneurs in the screen-based entertainment industry. A significant economic and cultural driver in Canada and beyond, CFC delivers a range of multi-disciplinary programs and initiatives in film, television, music, screen acting, and digital media, which provides industry collaborations, strategic partnerships, and business and marketplace opportunities for talent and participants. 

With 100+ participants in more than a dozen programs each year, our mandate is to promote and invest in original projects, encourage commercial opportunities and build collaborative relationships between our alumni and media companies. Our 1,600+ alumni and more than 100 alumni partner companies create and produce popular, award-winning entertainment enjoyed by audiences around the world.

Founded by iconic and award-winning Canadian filmmaker Norman Jewison as a film school in 1988, we have become an essential hub for ideas and innovation within the global entertainment sphere.

Our Team

Executive Team

Board of Directors

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Norman Jewison
Founder and Chair Emeritus
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Christina Jennings
Chair, Board of Directors
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Steven DeNure
Vice Chair, Board of Directors
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Barbara Williams
Board Member

Partners

Govt canada
Ontario govt
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Nbc universal
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Slaight family foundation
Bell media
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