Applications now open for AccessCBC: A CBC Initiative for Creators with a Disability

Access CBC

Rachel Young

Outreach and Engagement Lead

In partnership with ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto, CBC recently announced the launch of a new program, AccessCBC: A CBC Initiative for Creators with a Disability.

The pilot program provides training, mentorship and – on certain selected projects – financial support to Deaf and disabled creators to develop scripted and documentary content.

Ten creators will be selected in each of the following streams:

Scripted comedy/drama

Short documentaries

Submissions are open to creators with a demonstrated interest in the media industry who self-identify as having a disability.

Application deadline is January 26. Learn more about how to apply now. All enquiries regarding the program should be sent to info.accesscbc@gmail.com.

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