'Adventures in Public School,' developed and produced through CFC Features.

'Mary Goes Round,' developed during the 2015 Cineplex Film Program Writers' Lab.

'Don't Talk to Irene,' developed through the Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange.

'Never Steady, Never Still,' developed in the 2014 Cineplex Film Program Writers' Lab.

Core Programs

​CFC'S CORE PROGRAMS OFFER ADVANCED CREATIVE AND BUSINESS ACCELERATORS FOR CANADIAN CREATIVE TALENT IN THE SCREEN-BASED INDUSTRIES

CFC's uniquely designed core programs include the Cineplex Film Program, CFC Features, the Bell Media Prime Time TV Program, the CBC Actors Conservatory and the Slaight Family Music Lab. These are intensive, professional and practical programs guided by industry experts. Each one is tailored to the unique needs of the creatives, and equips residents with skills, tools, mentorship and networking opportunities to build long and sustainable careers in the international screen industry.

CFC's core programs support and empower Canadian artists and creators and generate world-class talent, content, products and companies for the global marketplace.

CINEPLEX FILM PROGRAM

The Cineplex Film Program is CFC’s signature film program, comprised of four separate labs. The only intensive and collaborative program of its kind in Canada, this five-month full-time professional, accelerated program for writers, editors, producers and directors is tailored to the specific needs of creators. It is a key destination for creative professionals who want to establish their voice in the screen entertainment industry.

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Screenwriter Joanne Sarazen, director Amy Jo Johnson and producer Jessica Adams, all CFC alumnae, on the set of their film, 'Tammy's Always Dying'

CFC FEATURES

CFC Features invests and creatively collaborates with the brightest and most promising filmmakers from across Canada. If you are a writer, director or producer with a feature film in the million dollar realm, this program offers you an unparalleled opportunity to make your movie a reality.

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ALUMNI QUOTE

"Don't listen to the naysayers. There are a hundred noes for every yes."

Kyle Rideout

Director, Co-Writer "Adventures in Public School"
BELL MEDIA PRIME TIME TV PROGRAM

The Bell Media Prime Time TV Program delivers a real world story room experience, develops strong series writers and creates original series content for the marketplace.

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“To be able to work in a room with other people [during the program] … really teaches you how to collaborate. You get that experience of everybody pitching and writing as a team.”

Ashley Park

Writer & Co-Producer, Travelers
CBC ACTORS CONSERVATORY

The CFC Actors’ Conservatory offers actors a transformative artistic experience that strengthens the performer’s instrument for the screen and builds a professional skill set.

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Actor

Recent credits include: 'American Gods', 'Cardinal', 'The Order', and 'The Lie'

Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs

Mark Binks
THE SLAIGHT FAMILY MUSIC LAB

Music creators are integral to the storytelling process. The Slaight Family Music Lab is designed to bolster the integration of composers and songwriters into the onscreen process while also fostering unique business opportunities to increase the use of Canadian music in film, television, interactive and digital properties.

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Musician

Composer Alumna Erica Procunier's music returns to TV this winter in the second season of 'Little Dog' (CBC)

Erica Procunier

David Leyes
BURSARIES & AWARDS

Bursaries & Awards

Bursaries & Awards