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Telefilm Canada Vows To Achieve Half of Projects Directed or Written by Women

Friday, November 11, 2016   (0 Comments)
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From The Hollywood Reporter:

It may be getting less difficult to make it as a female director and writer in Canada's film industry.

Telefilm Canada, the country's biggest film financier, on Friday unveiled measures to ensure half of the movies it finances will now be directed or written by women.

The aim is closing a stubborn industry gender gap by 2020. "Our goal is to level the playing field for Canadian female talent, and we encourage creators to submit projects directed and/or written by women," Telefilm executive director Carolle Brabant said in a statement.

- Read the full article at HolllywoodReporter.com


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