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

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


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