Calls for submission
Opportunity is knocking. Learn about ongoing calls for submission, both within Canada and internationally.
Current calls for submission
NSI Business for Producers - 2020
Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
NSI Business for Producers is a distance learning and mentorship program designed to help up to 20 emerging producers nurture creative ideas (of all genres) while navigating the logistics and legalities of screen-based storytelling.
Canadian Creative Accelerator - 2020
Deadline: Aug 24, 2020
The Canadian Creative Accelerator (CCA) is an initiative of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service at The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles. The initiative aims to increase the scope and global reach of Canadian television, film, music, and new media productions.
EAVE Producers Workshop 2021
Deadline: Aug 31, 2020
EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) Producers Workshop is currently accepting applications and Telefilm Canada is offering an incentive for Canadian producers accepted into the program.
2020 Academy Awards of Merit International Film Award
Deadline: Sep 25, 2020
Each year, Telefilm Canada coordinates the Pan-Canadian Selection Committee and the process to determine which Canadian film will be submitted for the International Film Award competition at the Academy Awards.
Past calls for submission
Kidscreen Hot50 - 2020
Deadline: Aug 07, 2020
The Kidscreen Hot50 is Kidscreen's annual ranking of the world's top 50 kids entertainment companies, featured in a special digital issue and a Kidscreen Summit print publication.
Netflix Canada virtual pitch day - 2020
Deadline: Aug 05, 2020
Netflix is continuing their search to discover amazing stories from both seasoned storytellers and undiscovered talent all over Canada. Diverse and underrepresented stories told authentically are important here.
The Creators of Colour Incubator (CCI) - 2020
Deadline: Jul 30, 2020
The Creators of Colour Incubator (CCI) is a year-round development and production hub for Canadian women of colour producers that aims to create strong, compelling and sustainable content for the global market.
Bogotá Audiovisual Market (BAM) - 2020
Deadline: Jul 06, 2020
Every year, thousands of professionals from the audiovisual industry meet in Bogotá, to be part of one of the most important markets in the region, the Bogota Audiovisual Market – BAM.
International Financing Forum (iff) - 2020
Deadline: Jun 22, 2020
iff is Ontario Creates feature film co-financing event at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Selected international and Canadian producers are brought together with international sales agents, US distributors, agents, equity financiers and executive producers for brokered meetings and exclusive networking opportunities.
THE ARTS+ at Frankfurter Buchmesse - 2020
Deadline: Jun 05, 2020
Telefilm Canada in collaboration with Canadian Heritage is pleased to announce that Canada has been selected as the country of honour at The Frankfurter Buchmesse – an international trading venue for content of all kinds, where leaders from global publishing meet partners from the technology industry and related creative industries such as film and games.