EAVE On Demand Access Program Apply

Presented by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) with support from presenting partner Canada Media Fund (CMF)

Empowering BIPOC producers in Canada to become distinct storytelling voices in the global marketplace


Program dates: February 2022 to November 2022
Type: Part-time (three workshops in March, June and October 2022, plus assignments)
Location: Online (10 days) and in person (six days), locations to be confirmed
Application deadline: Applications closed
Application fee: $50
Producer tuition: $250 plus flight or train costs for workshops 2 and 3
Writer tuition (for those applying with a project): No tuition fee, only flight or train costs for workshop 2
Language: English; accessibility supports available for Francophone participants

Please note the in-person sessions are pending any public health guidelines and travel restrictions due to COVID.

Applications are now closed. The information below is for reference only.

You can apply to this program either with or without a factual or dramatic feature film or series currently in development. If applying with a project, training is also provided for the writer you are working with. There is no tuition fee for writers.

The program will train up to 18 Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) producers and their writers with a project in development, and up to 15 BIPOC producers without projects – a total of 51 participants from both English and French speaking communities.

Our commitment to underrepresented voices

At the National Screen Institute we are committed to training participants from a diverse community of voices including Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S+), people with disabilities, those outside large urban centres, those from regional and remote areas, and various religious groups.

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EAVE On Demand Access Program is presented by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) with support from presenting partner Canada Media Fund (CMF). Additional support provided by Telefilm Canada. NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council.