Media Advisory - Press conference - Telefilm Canada to announce Canada's selection for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

Interview opportunity

MONTREAL, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the announcement of the film that will represent Canada in the race for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 86th annual Academy Awards. The film is selected by a pan-Canadian committee.

Canada has made its mark at the Oscars over the last three years, scoring Best Foreign Language Film nominations for War Witch (Kim Nguyen), Monsieur Lazhar (Philippe Falardeau), Incendies (Denis Villeneuve) and the coproduction (Poland-Germany-Canada) In Darkness (Agnieszka Holland).

Telefilm coordinates and chairs the pan-Canadian selection committee, which comprises 23 voting members representing major Canadian government agencies and national film industry associations.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 1:30 p.m.

PHI Centre, 407 Saint-Pierre Street, Montreal


  • Carolle Brabant, Executive Director, Telefilm Canada

  • Filmmakers behind the selected film

SOURCE: Telefilm Canada

For further information:

RSVP before September 20: Andréane Leblanc, Telefilm Canada, 514-283-0838, ext. 2066 or

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