/R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Presentation of Telefilm Canada's 2009
Guichet d'or Award to De père en flic/

MONTREAL, March 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Telefilm Canada is inviting media representatives to the presentation of the 2009 Guichet d'or Award to the writer and director of the highest grossing French-language Canadian feature film of 2009, De père en flic (Fathers and Guns). The award is accompanied by two cash prizes totalling $40,000.

    What:     Press conference; photo and interview opportunity

    When:     Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at 10:30 a.m.

    Where:    Headquarters of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal
              1441 Saint-Urbain, Montreal

    With:     Michel Roy, Chair of the Board, Telefilm Canada
              Michel Pradier, Director of Project Financing, Telefilm Canada
              Creators and partners of the winning film, including Michel
              Côté (Actor, De père en flic), Émile Gaudreault (Co-writer and
              director, De père en flic), Ian Lauzon (Co-writer, De père en
              flic), Denise Robert and Daniel Louis (Producers,
              Cinémaginaire), Patrick Roy (President, Alliance Vivafilm)

The press conference will be broadcast live on "Avis de recherche", channel 46 on Illico, channel 187 on Bell Express Vu and channel 57 on Cogeco.

About Telefilm Canada

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 products that appeal to national and international audiences. Telefilm also administers the funding programs of the Canada 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: Eva Hartling, Senior Advisor, External Communications, Telefilm Canada, (514) 283-0838, ext. 2090, (514) 458-1072, hartlie@telefilm.gc.ca; www.twitter.com/telefilm_canada

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