TORONTO, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Groupe Média TFO announced today that it
has signed a new partnership agreement with the Festival REGARD sur le court métrage in preparation for the 17th annual edition of this international
festival of short films, to be held in Saguenay, Quebec from March 13
to 17, 2013.
As a Gold Partner for the 2013 edition of the festival, TFO will present
the award to the winner of the Tourner à tout prix competition, which recognizes an emerging young Canadian film director
who has shown boldness and exceptional, innovative talent in the
short-film medium. The public can view all of the films entered in this
competition at a special web site developed in partnership between TFO
and the festival, at http://regard.zonefestival.com.
As Marie Masse, Groupe Média TFO's Managing Director for Web/TV Content,
explains, "Groupe Média TFO is recognized for the quality of its own
film programming, and we want to recognize the work of emerging
filmmakers in turn. Our partnership with the REGARD festival confirms
our commitment to the people who make short films."
In addition, TFO film host Joseph Elfassi will be at the festival
conducting a series of interviews that will be available for viewing on
TFO, on social media, and at tfo.org/cine.
CinéTFO's film programming focuses on art films, contemporary films,
short films, classic films, and films that have won awards at the
world's most prestigious film festivals. CinéTFO thus offers film
lovers the chance to enjoy the festival experience right in their own
To find out what channels you can watch TFO on in your area, go to tfo.org/captertfo.
About Groupe Média TFO
Groupe Média TFO produces and distributes quality French-language
educational and cultural media content along with supporting content to
meet the needs and aspirations of its target clientele. Groupe Média
TFO thus contributes to the civic and cultural development of Ontario's
Francophone community and makes its content available on a large number
of media platforms. Based in Toronto, TFO is the largest producer and
distributor of French-language educational products in Canada.
TFO broadcasts fine films every evening from Monday through Saturday at
9:00 PM. For complete information on TFO's film programming, visit tfo.org/cine or subscribe for free to Passeport cinéma, a mini-guide that presents all the films to be aired on TFO.
About the Festival REGARD sur le court métrage au Saguenay
The REGARD festival, held in Saguenay, Quebec, showcases short films by
Quebec, Canadian, and international filmmakers and encourages exchanges
among professionals in the film and television industry. In parallel
with its film screenings, the Festival also hosts Le Marché du court, an event that gives film lovers, emerging filmmakers, and
international film industry professionals the chance to meet and share
SOURCE: GroupeMédia TFO
For further information:
Groupe Média TFO
Marketing and Communication Specialist
Festival REGARD sur le court métrage