'Learn to Swim,' the debut feature from alum Thyrone Tommy, starring alum Thomas Antony Olajide (pictured).

'Scarborough,' from CFC alum and co-director Rich Williamson, with music by alum Rob Teehan.

'Wildhood,' from alum and writer-director Bretten Hannam, with music by alum Neil Haverty.

'Quickening,' the debut feature from alum and writer-director Haya Waseem, with music by alum Spencer Creaghan.

Core Programs

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

CFC's uniquely designed core programs include The Norman Jewison Film Program, the Bell Media Prime Time TV Program, the CBC Actors Conservatory and the Slaight Music Residency. 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, partnerships and companies for the global marketplace.

THE NORMAN JEWISON FILM PROGRAM

The Norman Jewison Film Program, supported by Shaftesbury, AMC Networks, and the Paul Bronfman Family Foundation, is the program that started it all at the CFC. Ever-evolving to meet the needs of our creative communities and screen industries, at its core, the program remains focused on elevating original voices and their cinematic storytelling. This program has become a key destination for Canadian creatives ready to establish their voice in the global screen industry, and is a vital incubator for bold new talent and fresh IP.

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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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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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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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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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CFC Financial Assistance

Through the generosity of donors and partners, the CFC offers financial assistance through full or partial scholarships and bursaries to help offset tuition fees and additional costs associated with participating in our core programs each year.

As you consider the CFC, please see the various scholarships and bursaries available to participants.

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