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From left: Sharon McGowan, Rina Fraticelli, Claude Joli-Coeur, Karen Day and Susan Brinton on March 8, 2016 at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver

Women in Film + Television Vancouver is proud to have provided the venue for the groundbreaking announcement by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) in Vancouver on this International Women’s Day, March 8, 2016. Read more about the event here.

The NFB press release received tremendous feedback in the media. Find a selection of articles here:

OTHER MEDIAS TALKING ABOUT THIS / AUTRES MÉDIAS QUI PARLENT LÀ-DESSUS

FR – Canoë : http://fr.canoe.ca/divertissement/cinema/nouvelles/archives/2016/03/20160308-170420.html

FR – Journal de Montréal : http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2016/03/08/onf–la-moitie-des-uvres-seront-realisees-par-des-femmes

FR – La Presse : http://www.lapresse.ca/cinema/nouvelles/201603/09/01-4958791-lonf-vise-la-parite.php

FR – Huffington Post Qc : http://quebec.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/03/08/lonf-sengage-a-investir-50–de-son-budget-dans-des-films-de-realisatrices_n_9413962.html

FR – Journal l’Avantage : http://www.lavantage.qc.ca/Culture/2016-03-08/article-4460386/L%26rsquo%3BONF-investira-50-%25-de-son-budget-dans-des-films-realises-par-des-femmes/1

FR – Le Matin.ch: http://www.lematin.ch/services/contact/Contacts-site-web/story/17156367

EN – Playback: http://playbackonline.ca/2016/03/08/nfb-pledges-50-of-production-funds-to-women-directed-films/

EN – POV Magazine : http://povmagazine.com/blog/view/nfb-announces-gender-parity-in-film-production

EN – Northern Stars: http://www.northernstars.ca/nfb-makes-commitment-gender-equality/

EN – Hollywood Reporter: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/canada-bankrolling-more-female-directors-873546

EN – The Chronicle Herald: http://thechronicleherald.ca/artslife/1347748-nfb-to-dedicate-half-its-production-dollars-to-films-by-female-directors

EN – Ottawa Citizen: http://www.ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/dedicate+half+production+dollars+films+female+directors/11771186/story.html

EN – Cartoon Brew: http://www.cartoonbrew.com/studios/nfb-just-something-awesome-women-filmmakers-137859.html

EN – 680 News : http://www.680news.com/2016/03/08/nfb-to-dedicate-half-its-production-dollars-to-films-by-female-directors/

EN – CBC Arts: http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/nfb-gender-parity-1.3482051

EN – http://www.etcanada.com/blogs/etc_184491/nfb-dedicates-increased-funding-to-female-filmmakers/movies

EN – Variety : http://variety.com/2016/film/news/national-film-board-of-canada-commits-50-of-production-budget-to-films-by-women-1201725856/

EN – The Georgia Straight : http://www.straight.com/movies/653681/national-film-board-canada-devoting-50-percent-productions-female-filmmakers

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