Questions about our program, CBC New Indigenous Voices? Watch our Q&A webinar recapping what to expect from the program and how to apply.
The webinar was hosted by program manager, Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill, and features CBC New Indigenous Voices 2019 alumna, Marissa Stevenson. Sarah and Marissa discuss what to expect from the program and answer questions from potential applicants. The webinar was hosted on March 6, 2023.
Application deadline is March 17. Apply now!
CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week training program for up to 10 Indigenous creators to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries. Emerging Indigenous creators looking to explore career opportunities and gain hands-on experience are encouraged to apply.
This year, applicant eligibility has been expanded to include Indigenous creators at any age over 18. There is no fee to apply, and participants receive minimum wage throughout the entire program.
CBC New Indigenous Voices training will be delivered in-person in Winnipeg, providing participants with a fully immersive experience, the opportunity to work on the production of a short film and an internship placement. Travel and accommodation support is provided for participants 30 kilometers or more outside of Winnipeg.
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CBC New Indigenous Voices 2023 is funded by Title, Presenting and Tuition Sponsor CBC; Program Partners Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage; Telefilm Canada; Industry Partner IATSE Local 856. NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council. More sponsors will be added as confirmed.
CBC New Indigenous Voices 2022 was funded by Title, Presenting and Tuition Sponsor CBC; Program Partners Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage, the Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CAHRD), Telefilm Canada; Indigenous Training Programs Partner Directors Guild of Canada; Industry Partner IATSE Local 856; Industry Supporter Film Training Manitoba; Service Sponsor Final Draft. NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council.