Register now for new ISO funding programs and Netflix Apprenticeships/Cultural Mentorships Grant

Indigenous Screen Office - Funding

The Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) is now accepting applications for their new funding programs, the Story Fund and Sector Development program. ISO has also announced a new deadline for their annual fund, Netflix Indigenous Production Apprenticeships and Cultural Mentorships Grant.

The Story Fund

  • Supports creators in the development and production of Indigenous-made content, as well as enhanced support for post-production, marketing and distribution
  • Three streams: Development, Production and Enhancement
  • Application deadlines: November 8, November 15

Read more about the Story Fund.

Sector Development

  • Supports projects that increase Indigenous training, participation and representation in all roles across the screen sector
  • Application deadline: ongoing

Read more about the Sector Development program.

Netflix Indigenous Production Apprenticeships and Cultural Mentorships Grant

Provides funding to support training, professional development and culturally specific approaches for Indigenous on-screen content creators.

Two funding streams available:

  • Production apprenticeships: support new opportunities for hands-on training and career progression for Indigenous creatives who want to take their careers to the next level.
  • Cultural mentorships: provides opportunities for Indigenous producers, directors and writers to engage in cultural mentorship, community engagement, cultural learning and protocols work during the development and pre-development phases of their projects.

Application deadline: November 29, 2021

Read more about the Netflix Indigenous Production Apprenticeships and Cultural Mentorships Grant.

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