Emerging talent are paired with industry leaders for a six-month training experience, focused on professional development and network building through personal consultation, workshops, job shadowing, and attending industry events.
The program begins with a Banff-based week-long, in-person intensive with industry professionals. Following the workshop, mentees will continue to receive support via monthly mentorship meetings.
Additionally, during the six months of the program, we will work with the mentees to find job shadowing and work placement opportunities.
Participants are flown out to Banff for an all expenses paid week-long intensive with industry professionals.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED
WHO IS THIS FOR?
This program welcomes Canadian or Canadian-based transgender, non-binary, two-spirit, and gender-diverse filmmakers, who have a specific focus on screenwriting and/or directing.
You have been established in professional artistic practice for a minimum of 2 years (but not necessarily in consecutive months)
You have created a minimum of one significant independent media artwork including a script, film (feature or short), or television episode, where the applicant was involved as either a writer, director, or producer
There is no formal post-secondary education required
Applicants must be 18+