Lights! Camera! Action! Fidelity Investments Canada Announces Sponsorship of the 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Fidelity Investments Canada ULC ("Fidelity") is proud to be a major partner of the 2012 Vancouver International Film Festival.

The Vancouver International Film Festival is one of the top five film festivals in North America and the largest in Western Canada, with a record-setting attendance of 152,000 last year.

This year, the Festival takes place September 27 to October 12, 2012 on 10 screens at five theatres in Vancouver. More than 380 films from 80 countries will be shown over the festival's jam-packed 16 days.

"Fidelity is very proud to support the Vancouver International Film Festival, one of the most important and culturally significant film festivals in North America. The festival showcases the power of innovation in filmmaking," said Rob Strickland, President, Fidelity Investments Canada. "Innovation, in terms of the products and solutions we create, lies at the heart of our success as a firm."

Along with being a major partner, Fidelity will also be the presenting sponsor of the festival's closing gala on October 12, 2012.

"We are incredibly pleased Fidelity Investments is making this investment in the Vancouver International Film Festival. Our partnership goes a long way in helping to create a vibrant, successful, sustainable film festival known for the highest quality films and film-related programming for Vancouver audiences to enjoy," said Trish McGrath, Director, Development & Communications, Vancouver International Film Festival.

For information on the Vancouver International Film Festival, including ticket information and the complete film schedule, visit www.viff.org

About Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments Canada ULC is part of the Fidelity Investments organization of Boston, one of the world's largest providers of financial services. 2012 marks 25 years of success in the Canadian marketplace, where Fidelity manages a total of $66 billion in mutual fund and institutional assets. This includes $13 billion in assets for institutional clients including public and corporate defined benefit pension plans, endowments, foundations and other corporate assets on behalf of clients across Canada.

Fidelity Canada provides Canadian investors a full range of domestic, international and income oriented mutual funds, as well as asset allocation and managed solutions and the high net-worth program, the Fidelity Private Investment Program. Fidelity funds are available through a number of advice-based distribution channels including financial planners, investment dealers, banks, and insurance companies. Fidelity is a proud supporter of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada and we are dedicated to helping young Canadians realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

SOURCE Fidelity Investments Canada Limited




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