2017 Telefilm Canada Micro-Budget Production Program | Application for CFC Recommendation


The CFC is committed to providing accessible practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or have any questions regarding appropriate accommodations please contact Deborah Fallows, CHRO, at: dfallows@cfccreates.com.

To be considered for recommendation from CFC, your application must be received by 5 p.m. EST on January 31, 2017. 


Please refer to Telefilm's Mico-budget Production Program list of guidelines: https://telefilm.ca/wp-content/uploads/guidelinesmicro-budget-2017eng.pdf

Please refer to Telefilm's guidelines for a list of all the materials you will be asked to submit via microsite by February 3, should your project be selected for recommendation to Telefilm. 

Materials required for application to CFC:

(you will be required to submit the script(s) as one PDF and all other materials as a second PDF)

  • The feature script, or web project scripts
  • Bios for the key creative team (producer, writer, director) 
  • CV’s/filmographies for the key creative team 
  • Producer’s company profile (if applicable)
  • Project logline and synopsis
  • Promotion and distribution plan, including a digital marketing and social media strategy.
  • Description of the creative team's vision 
  • Director’s reel (VIMEO, YOUTUBE or DROPBOX links preferred)
  • OPTIONAL - Additional creative materials (lookbook, trailer, sizzle reel etc.)

Regretfully, we are unable to supply notes or feedback to projects that are not selected for the Telefilm Canada Micro-Budget Production Program. 

Director's Info / main contact for application

Creative Team

Project Info

Application Materials

Please upload the application materials in the specified fields below. 


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
Physical disabilities can be visible or non-visible and can include any degree of paralysis, amputation, lack of physical coordination, blindness or visual impairment, deafness or hearing impairment, muteness or speech impairment, or necessary use of a guide dog, wheelchair or other appliances or devices. Learning, mental or psychiatric disabilities can include learning or comprehension incapacities which are significant and persistent.

C. Aboriginal Peoples

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