- January 13, 2021This program is an initiative established to help writers in British Columbia committed to a career in scripted television, is now open for submissions.
- January 4, 2021NSI IndigiDocs is a two-phase, part-time online program offering customized training for Indigenous filmmakers who have an idea for a 10-minute documentary film.
- December 15, 2020Youth Media Alliance (YMA) and Women in Animation (WIA) are looking for women (cis and trans women) as well as gender non-conforming and non-binary animators, illustrators, designers, story board designers, comic book illustrators, visual effects artists, video game artists, concept artists who show a talent and passion for animation for children’s content.
- December 15, 2020Prepare to pitch for development funds and a development deal for your project. Sell your project to prestigious festival markets like Hot Docs International Documentary Festival and beyond! Six emerging and high-potential creators (writers, producers or directors) will be selected for this rigorous and intimate market-preparation course where they’ll develop a successful festival strategy and hone their project pitches and materials to prepare for festivals and markets like the Deal Maker program at Hot Docs.
The Breakthrough Program was created with a mandate to provide more access and inclusion for individuals self-identifying as Black, Indigenous, a person of colour, and/or LGBTQ+ and to increase participation for emerging film creators from underrepresented communities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their application.
BC’s Motion Picture Production Industry & the Global Pandemic in 2020: The Rear View & the Look AheadDecember 14, 2020On December 15th at 7pm PST, the Motion Picture Production Industry Assn. of BC (MPPIA) will convene its final “Town Hall” panel session of 2020. In this session, B.C.’s production community will gather to hear from industry leaders – all of you – as we take stock of one of the most extraordinary years on record.