Shelly Niro, Tasha Hubbard and five other Indigenous creators were selected, with Telefilm committing over $3 million to the projects.
Projects from Molly McGlynn, Marie Clements, Josh Epstein, Kyle Rideout and more were selected, with Telefilm committing over $17 million in total funds.
Telefilm announced its support of 29 English and French language lower budget feature film projects, investing a total of over $12 million.
Projects from Lisa Jackson, Darlene Naponse, Sean Horlor, Steve J. Adams and Trish Dolman will receive funding through the program.
Black Screen Office, Telefilm Canada launch consultation to develop best practices for creating authentic and inclusive content
To help advise members of the industry about how they can work with communities other than their own, work with culturally sensitive content, identify when a story is theirs to tell and create content that avoids stereotypes.