About Us / À propos de nous

Recently relaunched, the Canadian Association of Film Distributors and Exporters (CAFDE) serves to represent the Canadian film distribution industry and its members on matters of national interest. Current membership includes d Films, Elevation Pictures, Entertainment One/Les Films Séville, LaRue Entertainment, Kinosmith, Métropole Films, Mongrel Media, Pacific Northwest Pictures, CropGlass and Search Engine Films.

Relancée dernièrement, l’Association canadienne des distributeurs et exportateurs de films (ACDEF) représente l’industrie de la distribution de films canadiens et les intérêts de ses membres sur des questions d’intérêt national. Parmi ses membres actuels figurent d Films, Elevation Pictures Entertainment One/Les Films Séville, LaRue Entertainment, Kinosmith, Métropole Films, Mongrel Media, Pacific Northwest Pictures, CropGlass et Search Engine Films.


CAFDE Introduces New President Mark Slone (PDF - EN)

Canadian Heritage Cultural Industries Consultation: “Canadian Content in a Digital World” (PDF - EN)

Canadian Broadcaster Group Licence Renewal Consultations (PDF - EN)

CAFDE Introduces New President Victor Loewy (PDF - EN)

CAFDE Talks Feature Film Distribution Policy at Industry Electronic Town Hall (PDF - EN)

CAFDE Talks Feature Film Distribution Policy at Industry Electronic Town Hall (PDF - EN)

CAFDE Electronic Town Hall Featuring Tom Perlmutter Audio (WAV - EN)

CAFDE Welcomes Senate Committee Report Recommending the Presentation of more Canadian Films on CBC - July 2015 (PDF - EN)

Nouveau regard sur la distribution des longs métrages
La politique publique dans un contexte de bouleversement numérique (PDF - FR)

Tom Perlmutter - Revisioning Feature Film Distribution: Public Policy For An Era Of Digital Upheaval - June 2015 (PDF - EN)

Hon. Flora MacDonald - Remarks on Film Distribution in Canada – 1988 (PDF - EN)

L’Hon. Flora MacDonald - Remarques sur la distribution des films au Canada – 1988 (PDF - FR)

Important update June 2014 (PDF - EN)


Richard Rapkowski – Remarks from CRTC Let’s Talk TV hearing. Sept 19th 2014. Start at 55:45 min

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Patrick Roy – Remarks from CMPA’s Primetime in Ottawa 2014

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Contact / Renseignements

Canadian Association of Film Distributors & Exporters / Association canadienne des distributeurs et exportateurs de films

85 Albert Street, Suite 1605 / 85, rue Albert, Bureau 1605
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 6A4
Email / Courriel: info@CAFDE.ca

Mark Slone

President, CAFDE (Executive Vice President, Theatrical Distribution, Entertainment One Films Canada) / President, ACDEF (Executive Vice President, Theatrical Distribution, Entertainment One Films Canada

Jonathan Wyman

Vice-President, CAFDE (Vice President, Mongrel Media)/Vice-President, ACDEF (Vice-President, Mongrel Media)

Emily Alden

Secretary and Treasurer, CAFDE (Vice-President, Pacific Northwest Pictures) /Secrétaire et trésorier, ACDEF (Vice-President, Pacific Northwest Pictures)

Patrick Roy

Quebec Representative, CAFDE (President, Entertainment One Films Canada & Les Films Seville) / Québec Delegate, ACDEF (President, Entertainment One Films Canada & Les Films Seville)

Emily Harris

Counsel, CAFDE (Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Global Film Group, Entertainment One)/ Avocat, ACDEF (Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Global Film Group, Entertainment One)

Victor Loewy

Ex-Officio Past-President, CAFDE (Chairman, Elevation Pictures) / Chairman of ACDEF (President, Elevation Pictures)

d Films Kinosmith Métropole Films Métropole Films Entertainment One Les Films Séville
Mongrel Media Pacific Northwest Pictures Elevation Films
cropglassvod Search Engine Films