Film and Television

Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
A national, non-profit, professional organization with over 3,000 members that serves the film and television industry. The Academy produces three awards shows including the Genies and runs professional development programs.

Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television & Radio Artists (ACTRA)
Represents the collective bargaining needs of more than 11,000 professional artists across Canada in the film, television and radio industry.

Alliance for Children and Television (ACT)
ACT is a non-profit organization that promotes the interests of children with respect to television, video and other media.

Canadian Film Centre
Film, television and new media training centre founded by Norman Jewison to develop, promote and launch new Canadian talent.

Canadian Film Institute
Organizes ongoing public film programming, distributes a small collection of films, and is involved in the publication of books and monographs on various aspects of Canadian cinema.

Canadian Film and Television Production Association (CFTPA)
CFTPA serves the needs and interests of film, television and multi-media independent producers.

Canadian Women in Communications
An organization dedicated to supporting the advancement and involvement of women in the converging communications field through mentoring, job listings, education, recognition and support services.

Directors' Guild of Canada
A national labour organization which represents key creative and logistical personnel covering all areas of production, editing and design in the film and television industry.

Liason of Independent Film Makers of Toronto (LIFT)
LIFT is a non-profit film co-op which supports and encourages independent filmmaking through the exchange of information and access to equipment and facilities.

Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC)
Through skills development, marketing initiatives, tax credits, and location promotion OMDC helps create opportunities to stimulate the growth of Ontario's film, television and digital media sector.

Telefilm Canada
A government agency that provides funding to Canadian filmakers. Their website has an extensive film industry directory.

Toronto International Film Festival Group
Annual film festival in September that showcases films from Canada and all over the world. Festival website features information on Cinematheque Ontario, Film Reference Library, Children's Film Festival, training programs and special events.

Women in Film and Television (WIFT)
A Toronto-based organization that provides its members in film, television and digital media with opportunities to build, advance and sustain their careers. WIFT offers professional development and networking for its diverse membership.


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