Calling BC and Alberta creators: apply now to the $5K STORYHIVE Open Call

STORYHIVE open call

STORYHIVE is offering grants of $5K to new and emerging creators in British Columbia and Alberta to make a locally reflective 60+ minute creative project of your dreams. No wrong answers. Nothing is off-limits. And beginners are welcome! A minimum of 50 grants will be awarded.

STORYHIVE will provide awarded projects with a Creator Kit (a manual for your production and delivery) and a recorded training session – plus the STORYHIVE project managers are available to help you throughout your STORYHIVE journey. Previous experience is not required and pitches from first-time content creators are encouraged.

In addition to the funding, successful creators will receive distribution of their projects on select TELUS platforms.

In an effort to fund more stories from a rural perspective, the grants are only available in certain eligible communities.

Examples of eligible, nonfiction content include:

  • Single video documentary
  • Documentary web series
  • Series of ‘how to’ videos
  • Series of fitness videos
  • Interview style show
  • Review show
  • Podcast (with simple visual elements)
  • Another type of format you would like to explore.

Pitch your film, livestream idea, video series and more at STORYHIVE.com before June 3.

Get full details and read the submission guidelines.

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