Telefilm Canada congratulates Têtes à claques, winner of a Canadian New Media
Award

MONTREAL, Dec. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Telefilm Canada congratulates the Montréal company Salambo Productions Inc. for the award it won at the Canadian New Media Awards last night in Toronto. Finalist in the Best Online Comedy Performance category, the company won the top prize for its website, tetesaclaques.tv. Têtes à claques received financial support from Telefilm through the Canada New Media Fund for the production of games available online, on iPod Touch/iPhone and on personal computers.

"The Têtes à claques are a big hit and people have been talking about them for some time now," said Bruno Légaré, Telefilm's National New Media Executive - French Market. "We are pleased that they have once again been rewarded-this time at the Canadian New Media Awards, a major industry event-for creating innovative, high-quality content. True new-media stars, Les Têtes à claques are a perfect example of the kind of commercial success possible for works designed for new platforms. They should inspire many other Canadian creators."

    
    Telefilm Canada: Developing and promoting the Canadian audiovisual
    industry
    

Telefilm Canada is a federal cultural agency dedicated to developing and promoting the Canadian audiovisual industry. Telefilm provides financial support to the private sector to create distinctively Canadian productions that appeal to domestic and international audiences. The Corporation also administers the funding programs of the Canadian Feature Film Fund, the Canadian Television Fund and the Canada New Media Fund. Visit www.telefilm.gc.ca.

SOURCE Telefilm Canada

For further information: For further information: Media enquiries: Eva Hartling Senior Advisor, External Communications, Telefilm Canada, (514) 283-0838, ext. 2090, 1-800-567-0890, hartlie@telefilm.gc.ca


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