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Calls for

Opportunity is knocking. Learn about ongoing calls for submission, both within Canada and internationally.

Sunny Side of the Doc – 2024

Deadline: May 24, 2024

Sunny Side is currently accepting submissions for all forms of non-linear documentary, including podcasts, video games, immersive creation, digital arts and virtual worlds.

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Story to Action

Deadline: June 3, 2024

STORY TO ACTION (STA) is an 9 month program from June 2024 to April 2025. The STORY TO ACTION team creates impact strategies and executes impact campaigns for 3 completed…

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Ontario Creates International Financing Forum (iff) at TIFF

Deadline: June 10, 2024

iff is Ontario Creates feature film co-financing / co-production event at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

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Canada-France Series Lab

Deadline: June 14, 2024

Are you a pair of French and Canadian co-producers developing an audiovisual series together and wishing to be supported in its structuring and presentation to the global market?

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Telus originals

Deadline: July 31, 2024

TELUS originals is committed to supporting locally-reflective, social-purpose documentaries and docuseries set in regions across B.C. and Alberta.

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Past calls for submission

The MVP Project, with support from the RBC Foundation, was established to promote the intersection of emerging Canadian Recording Artists and Filmmakers through Music Video Production Grants valued between $5,000 and $15,000.

Telefilm Canada would like to inform industry members that the opening dates for the Talent to Watch Program for fiscal year 2024-2025 are April 16 to April 30, 2024. 

Centennial College’s Story Arts Centre is currently looking for field placements for students in the Film and TV Business Program.

Hot Docs and Netflix Canada have once again joined forces to launch the second iteration of Hot Docs Incubator, a pillar of the award-winning Canadian Storytellers Project.

The eleventh edition of the International Film Festival for Human Rights -Colombia / FICDEH will be held in August of 2023 and is currently accepting entries.

The Executive Residency Program is a Canadian Academy initiative dedicated to providing industry access for mid-career professionals who identify as Black, Indigenous, or persons of colour, in order to influence a change in the next generation of executives and decision makers.

Telefilm Canada is currently accepting applications by Canadian companies for the Canada Pavilion at the Marché du Film in Cannes, taking place May 14 to 22, 2024 (onsite and online). 

On Thursday, April 11, 2024, the Black Screen Office (BSO) and the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) will host the 2nd edition of our networking event between producers and writers from the Rogers-BSO Script Development Program.

Telefilm Canada and its partners are currently accepting applications from Canadian companies working in the animation sector companies interested in participating in MIFA 2024. 

Is your production company on the hunt for industry-leading crew talent for your future projects? Join us in shaping an inclusive future in film by partnering with OYA Career Leap to empower Talented Black Youth in the industry.

The Research Project Working Group (RPWG) is established by the DSO to provide strategic oversight of Phase II of the DSO’s major research project, titled “Mapping Representation and Barriers to Participation by People with Disabilities in the Screen-Based Media and Broadcasting Sectors.”

The ElevateUs Mentorship program, spearheaded by Screen Australia’s Gender Matters Taskforce and Women In Film and Television Australia, invites members of the Canadian Media Producers Association to become mentors in an empowering program for women and gender-diverse talents in the Australian screen industry.