2016/2017 Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange | Application

To be considered, your application must include the following and be received by the CFC by 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, October 17th, 2016. Please refer to the eligibility requirements listed on www.cfccreates.com

Materials Required: 

·         The proposed comedy feature script 

·         Bios and CV’s/filmographies for the creative team (producer(s), writer(s), and director, if applicable) 

·         A list of attached Cast/Key Creatives, if applicable 

·         Producer’s Company profile 

·         Logline and 1-paragraph synopsis (1/2 page max)

·         Budget level/range, financing plans and brief marketplace summary including corollary films or box office comparables (½ page - 1 page max)

·         Producer’s notes i.e. brief summary of development, funding received if applicable (½ page – 1 page max)

·         Writer and/or Director’s statement if applicable (½ – 1 page max – speaking to creative vision) 

·         Director’s reel is required if a director is attached (VIMEO, YOUTUBE or DROPBOX links preferred)


*Please note that you will be required to submit the script as one PDF and all other materials as a second.

NOTE: Regretfully, we are unable to supply notes or feedback to projects that are not selected for the Feature Comedy Exchange


Please upload each of the application materials in the specified fields below. Please ensure that each file is clearly labelled with your first and last name.


Self-Identification Questionnaire (Optional)
This cultural information is requested by our various government funders. No decision affecting your application to the Film Program will be made on the basis of this data. Although you’re not required to complete this form, we hope you will do so. Thank you.

Note: The definitions used here were developed for the purposes of the Federal Employment Equity Act and the Federal Contractors Program. Please note that you may self-identify in more than one category.
A. Visible Minorities
Members of a visible minority are persons in Canada, other than Aboriginal peoples, who identify themselves to be non-white in colour or of a non-Caucasian racial origin. Members of ethnic or national groups such as Portuguese, Italian, Greek, etc., are not considered to be racially visible. 

B. Persons with Disabilities
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C. Aboriginal Peoples

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