The 2018 Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange participants during the L.A. module of the program in March 2018.


CFC Provides an Intensive Professional Experience for Creative and Business Leaders

Our unique programs emphasize the importance of fusing artistic and creative considerations with the realities of the screen-based entertainment industry. By facilitating the transformation of talent and innovators into full-fledged content professionals and flourishing companies, the CFC positions you for success in film, television, screen acting, music and digital media.

Through intensive, practical and hands-on programs guided by experts and industry professionals, we encourage you to constantly challenge yourself, and your teams, both creatively and commercially.

Our track record is exemplary; more than 92 per cent of our residents go on to work in their respective disciplines within the film, television, digital media, music and acting communities. CFC’s connections within the industry offer you and your company unparalleled opportunities to network, cultivate professional contacts, regularly showcase your ideas and work to become influential industry players.

As an alumni, you will leave the CFC with an impressive portfolio of material, numerous industry connections and the expertise necessary to build your business and cultivate a long and meaningful career.








CFC Film provides an intensive creative and professional experience for filmmakers from across Canada to learn from leading industry experts, forge essential long-term partnerships and create exciting new works for the international marketplace.

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NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL, written and directed by alumna Kathleen Hepburn, makes its way to TIFF '17.

Still of Shirley Henderson in "Never Steady, Never Still"


CFC TV is the broadcast industry's primary source for professional series writers, emerging TV creators, showrunners-to-watch and original series content.

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“To be able to work in a room with other people [during the program] … really teaches you how to collaborate. You get that experience of everybody pitching and writing as a team.”

Ashley Park

Writer & Co-Producer, Travelers

Media Lab

The CFC Media Lab is a unique training, research and production think-tank environment for emerging new media content developers, practitioners and companies. We encourage innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurial spirit to expand the entertainment and business opportunities in the interactive space.

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"We started to think about joining accelerators to expand our network and get business advice. IDEABOOST was first on our list."

Ann Poochareon, Little Robot Friends


The CFC Actors’ Conservatory offers actors a transformative artistic experience that strengthens the performer’s instrument for the screen and builds a professional skill set.

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"Every character starts from you and you have to figure out who that is before you can really be free and without self-awareness."

Giacomo Gianniotti

Actor, "Grey's Anatomy"
David Leyes


Music creators are integral to the storytelling process. The Slaight Family Music Lab is designed to bolster the integration of composers and songwriters into the onscreen process while also fostering unique business opportunities to increase the use of Canadian music in film, television, interactive and digital properties.

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"There’s an incredible collaborative energy in the place. CFC fosters a sense of broader community, both inside the CFC and also outside of it."

Lesley Barber

Composer Chair, The Slaight Music Residency