Telefilm Talent to Watch Program

Want to make a feature with Telefilm? Here’s how to qualify for their Talent To Watch Program. (up to $125,000 from Telefilm).

The process is two-tiered. As a partner in this program FilmPEI is asked to recommend 2 feature films and 1 web series project in English language and 2 feature films and 1 web series project in French language. In order to do this fairly all submissions are reviewed by a FilmPEI jury. The filmmakers selected are then given notes to improve their application and that application along with a recommendation letter from FilmPEI are sent to the Telefilm jury where the final decision is made. Winners are typically notified by mid April.

The deadline for the FilmPEI jury is APRIL 9, 2018. Please fill out the intake form and include with submission to

Please contact FilmPEI if you have any questions.902- 892-3131 or

For more about the program go to the Telefilm Website.   

FilmPEI has had 3 of its applications to the program accepted over the last 5 years. The feature film ” Kooperman” Jason Rogerson/Harmony Wagner, the webseries “Lovely Witches Club” Renee Laprise/Patti Larsen and the webseries “Wharf Rats” Jason Arsenault/Jenna MacMillan. 


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