Have your story heard on May 5 by joining the panel’s conversation about the harmful exclusionary policies in hiring and story representation in Canadian TV.
From Angela Heck and Ivan Hughes, this documentary follows Inuit artists who have dedicated their lives to sharing their stories through culture and art.
Funding for projects from Lauren Corber, JJ Neepin, Steph Ouaknine, Sarah Goodman and Matt Sadowski.
Received awards for best feature film and best short/web series. The virtual award ceremony streamed on April 26.
11 alumni films will stream at the festival with many alumni nominated for awards such as best Canadian director and best short documentary. Takes place from May 6 to 16.
Leigh Joseph, a Sḵwxw̱ú7mesh Nation ethnobotanist, moves back to her traditional territory of Squamish and contemplates her relationship with plants and their role as teachers. The film will premiere on April 29.
Andrea Feltrin, Carla Robinson, Alexandra Caulfield and Lauren MacKinlay are among those shortlisted for the screenwriters lab and producers lab.
Films are screening both in-person and virtually for one day only – with many free options. And there are oodles of alumni projects featured. You’ll be spoiled for choice!
The panels will provide insight and insider perspectives for aspiring and current filmmakers from underrepresented communities, and those in the industry who aim to work with diverse representation both in front of and behind the camera.
A behind-the-scenes discussion about TELUS Originals and STORYHIVE with tips on how to pitch during the COVID-19 pandemic. Registration is free.
Winner receives $10K from RBC, a $5K William F. White equipment rental grant certificate, mentorship from the National Screen Institute and a premiere at Gimli Film Festival. Apply by June 4.
Selected participants will work with mentors to develop their projects and receive $1,000 of funding support. Apply by May 13.