ISO launched the Story Fund and Sector Development program along with a new deadline for their annual Netflix Apprenticeship and Cultural Mentorship Grant.
Adeline Bird, Ziad Touma, Eva Thomas, Jessie Anthony and Hayley Gray all received funding to develop a scripted/non-scripted pitch for Amazon Prime Video.
These programs offer funding with hands-on training and cultural mentorship for Indigenous creators.
Amazon Prime Video, Indigenous Screen Office launch new pitch program + funding for BIPOC creators facing hardship due to COVID-19
The new pitch program awards 10 grants of $10K to BIPOC creators who successfully pitch their projects. Applications close March 5. Amazon Prime Video also committed to donating $1.3 million to ISO to support BIPOC creators facing hardship due to COVID-19.