Changing the screen industry

We are changing the screen industry for the better

maxine bailey joined the CFC as Executive Director in May 2021, with a new vision for the organization: for diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility to drive and inform everything that we do at the CFC, across all of our operations and offerings. To make the CFC more inclusive and accessible for staff, residents, mentors, board members, community members and all interested parties and Canadian creators in the screen industry.

Maxine Bailey TIFF

“I want to open doors and create more opportunities for underrepresented and systemically marginalized creators to meaningfully participate in the screen industry and have their voices and stories heard.”

– maxine bailey, Executive Director CFC

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Deanna CFC Resident

2022-2024 Strategic Plan

Welcoming a broader range of Canadian talent

As part of our 2022-2024 strategic plan, we are democratizing creativity, diversifying our revenue streams, implementing a comprehensive diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) plan, growing our offerings with expansive public programs, and more.

View our 2022-2024 Strategic Plan