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Executive Director - Telefilm Canada

Telefilm Canada is a federal cultural agency dedicated to the development and promotion of the Canadian audiovisual industry. The Corporation acts as one of the Canadian government's principal instruments for providing strategic leverage to the private sector, supplying the film, television and interactive digital media industries with financial and strategic support. Telefilm's role is to foster the production of films, television programs and cultural products that reflect Canadian society, with its linguistic duality and cultural diversity, and to encourage their dissemination at home and abroad.

Telefilm Canada is governed by a Board of Directors composed of six members, appointed by the Governor in Council, and the Government Film Commissioner, appointed under the National Film Act. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, and reports to Telefilm’s Board of Directors. In his/her capacity, the Executive Director has supervision over and direction of the work and staff of the Corporation and may attend the meetings of the Corporation.

If this is of interest to you and/or you wish to submit your application, we encourage you to do so before August 31, 2022. Please visit the Governor in Council at, inquiries can be directed to Anne-Sophie Laforest, Associate, Boyden at

The Government of Canada is committed to providing a healthy and accessible workplace that supports one’s dignity, self-esteem and the ability to achieve one’s full potential. With this in mind, all appointees will be expected to take steps to promote and maintain a healthy, respectful, inclusive and harassment-free work environment.

Preference may be given to applicants who are members of one or more of the following groups: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of a visible minority group.

The Government of Canada will consider bilingual proficiency and diversity in assessing applicants.

We strongly encourage those interested to submit their application before August 31, 2022.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Type of Work: 
Full Time
Education Level: 
University (Graduate)
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
Apply Online

Employer Details

Boyden Executive Search

Anne-Sophie Laforest
1, Place Ville-Marie
Bureau 1018
Montréal, QC H3B 4S6

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