(July 13, 2016 – Montréal, Québec) Telefilm Canada has announced funding for the production of three French-language films. The projects will share a total of $1.4 million through the Canada Feature Film Fund. Two of the films are being directed by emerging women filmmakers, Sophie Dupuis and Geneviève Dulude-De Celles. The third director is Marc Bisaillon.
Telefilm’s most recent funding decisions for French-language projects were announced on April 26, 2016, with the organization investing $17 million in 17 films.
Following are a few more details about the three productions:
Writer-director: Marc Bisaillon
Production: Les Films Camera Oscura
Distribution: Filmoption International
Writer-director: Geneviève Dulude-De Celles
Production: Colonelle films
Writer-director: Sophie Dupuis
Production: Bravo Charlie
Distribution: FunFilm Distribution
It should be noted that Dulude-De Celles obtained funding under Telefilm’s Micro-Budget Production Program for Bienvenue à F.L. in 2014-2015.