Rogers Indigenous Film Fund Program
Domestic Motion Picture Programs
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The Rogers Indigenous Film Fund (RIFF) Program gives companies and creators financing assistance for early development work of a new project, or ‘next phase’ early development work of an existing project. Eligible applicants can apply for up to $20,000 to cover qualifying activities such as research and development, community engagement, as well as scriptwriting. Designed in close consultation with the Indigenous community and industry, eligible filmmakers and creatives can now apply.
Applicants and recipients will have access to online professional development workshops, presentations, and seminars throughout the duration of the Program and beyond. Coaching and mentorship supports will also be available to funding recipients throughout the duration of their projects.
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Applications Open: Wednesday October 19, 2022 at 9:00am PST
Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 11:59PM PST
Notification Date: February 2023
Indigenous Lead + Program Analyst
lneel (at) creativebc.com
Coordinator, Funding Programs
rfriday (at) creativebc.com
Guidelines + Application Form
Rogers Indigenous Film Fund Guidelines FY2022/23
Please read the guidelines prior to submitting an application form
Read our frequently asked questions
Project Workplan/Timeline Template FY2022/23
This document provides a template for how your project workplan/timeline can be organized
Budget Sheet FY2022/23
Costs outlined here should align with the project workplan template you have included with your application.
Filmmakers + Creatives Resources and Supports
View available funding, mentorship programs and more for Indigenous filmmakers.
Use this document to understand motion picture and Indigenous terms in the guidelines and application form.
On-Screen Protocols and Pathways
A Media Production Guide to Working with First Nations, Métis and Inuit Communities, Cultures, Concepts and Stories
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