Program Coordinator, CFC Features

2489 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON

Reports to
Director and Executive Producer, CFC Features

Application Deadline
June 11, 2015


Job Description

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a charitable organization committed to growing Canada’s screen-based entertainment industry globally by accelerating the careers, companies and projects of the brightest talent in film, television, screen acting, music and digital media.

Career Opportunity: Program Coordinator, CFC Features

Reports To: Director and Executive Producer, CFC Features

Location: Toronto

Term: Full-Time, 1.5 Year Contract

Summary: The Program Coordinator provides support to the CFC Features Director in all areas of the program, including administration, selection, development, production and distribution. This position is responsible for managing the overall day-to-day activities in addition to providing support to the CFC Features Director on additional program activities, such as strategic planning, budgeting and industry relationships. The position will work in collaboration and in consultation with the CFC’s Director of Legal and Business Affairs as and when necessary and regularly advise the CFC Features Director of the progress or lack thereof of the program participants while under their watch.


  • Support the CFC Features Director in all activities and areas of the program.
  • Promptly reply to all program inquiries, and provide applicants with a general sense of status of their submission, as needed.
  • Develop and implement all print materials, promotional mailings, website postings and coordinate with the Marketing & Communications department and other departments as necessary.
  • Manage the receipt and review of submissions, including the processing, organizing, and maintaining of all submission files and reader reports in CFC and program database, in consultation with CFC Features Director.
  • Coordinating the selection process, committee and interviews under the direction of the CFC Features Director.
  • Coordinating the development activities of projects selected for participation in the program and day-to-day program needs, such as drafting minutes, photocopying, booking couriers, room set ups (coffee/meals) and stocking office supplies as needed.
  • Administer all program-related agreements (i.e. production, investment, development, etc.) in consultation with the CFC’s Director of Legal and Business Affairs at the direction of the CFC Features Director.
  • Oversee the collection and presentation of statistical information required for the program and government relations, and maintain the programs stored materials, deliverables and visual materials.
  • Administration of the annual Revenue Reporting required by the first 16 films produced under CFC Features and all banking duties associated with these reports, including all residual and royalty reporting (i.e. ACTRA) at the direction of the CFC Features Director.
  • Update Program Guidelines, in consultation with CFC Features Director.
  • Communicate with specific industry partners/suppliers/consultants and stakeholders in order to provide updates on program activities and to maintain strong working relationships.
  • Represent the CFC Features program and its interests within all appropriate CFC internal committees, as required.
  • Monitor and distribute all relevant production documents (budgets, cast and crew lists, call sheets, DPR’s etc.) for each production and advise the CFC’s Director/Executive Producer accordingly.
  • Scheduling of all key production-related stages (i.e. assembly, rough-cut, fine cut, picture lock, mix, composition etc.) in consultation with the Director/Executive Producer.
  • Monitor and track all ingoing and outgoing delivery materials and work with the Director Legal and Business Affairs when the distribution of the films is being contracted in this regard specifically.


  • 4 years minimum related work experience
  • A degree in Film Studies, or equivalent
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and assist on all phases of production
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly effective communicator
  • Strong logistical/problem solving/organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Proficient with Outlook, Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat

Additional Skills

  • Experience with Final Draft, Movie Magic Budgeting, and Photoshop would be an asset.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to by Thursday, June 11, 2015 and indicate “Program Coordinator, CFC Features” in the subject line.

The CFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls please.