The Slate Development Program is designed to support the company growth of mid-level and experienced B.C. based production companies who have a significant track record of owned and controlled independent production in the province. Recipients will receive an envelope of money towards the development costs of two or more projects, as well as select business capacity building activities.
Overall Slate Program budget available: $260,000 (up to 6 recipients)
Project phase supported: Development phase on projects, plus business capacity building
Maximum amount available to request: Up to $45,000
Eligible project types: Scripted series intended for broadcast or VOD/streaming, and scripted feature films.
Who can apply: B.C. owned and controlled audio-visual companies
Adjudication process: Competitive, informed by an external advisory panel