Alumni projects selected for ISO and Amazon Prime Video $10K pitch development program

Congratulations to selected alumni for receiving a $10K pitch development grant from the Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) and Amazon Prime Video.

Adeline Bird (CBC New Indigenous Voices), Ziad Touma (NSI Totally Television), Eva Thomas (NSI Totally Television), Jessie Anthony (NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition, TELUS STORYHIVE) and Hayley Gray (TELUS STORYHIVE) all received funding for their personal or team projects.

This pitch development grant, led by ISO, Amazon Studios and the Black Screen Office, provides Canadian Black, Indigenous and People of Colour screen content creators with the opportunity to develop a half-hour scripted or non-scripted series pitch in English for presentations to executives from Amazon Prime Video.

Each team selected received $10K to develop their pitch, which they then presented to Amazon Studios during a two-day pitch event on May 11 and 12.

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