Calls for submission
Opportunity is knocking. Learn about ongoing calls for submission, both within Canada and internationally.
Current calls for submission
CBC New Indigenous Voices - 2021
Deadline: Apr 23, 2021
Presented by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI), CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week online training program for up to nine Indigenous creators aged 18 to 35 to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries.
Just for Laughs ComedyPRO - Stand Up & Pitch: The Comedy Content Search
Deadline: May 14, 2021
Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is currently calling on all comics, writers, creators and producers on the cutting edge of comedy to submit their long-form and short-form series ideas to present to a panel of industry experts in a virtual forum.
Pacific Screenwriting Program Story Department Internship Program - 2021
Deadline: Dec 31, 2021
The PSP can provide funding toward a writer’s paid story room internship in keeping with their mandate to support the development of professional writers who are committed to careers in writing for television.
Past calls for submission
Equity + Emerging Development Program - 2021
Deadline: Apr 09, 2021
The Equity and Emerging Development Program will deliver $200,000 targeted to emerging and equity-seeking B.C. filmmakers.
The Music Video Production (MVP) Project - 2021
Deadline: Apr 01, 2021
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.
The Cannes Film Festival Residence - 2021
Deadline: Apr 01, 2021
The Residence offers its laureates the opportunity of devoting themselves to the writing of their feature films in a privileged setting in the heart of Paris. Over the four and a half months of their stay at the Residence, every filmmaker is accompanied in the development of his or her script, and advised in the transition to production.
CFC/Netflix Project Development Accelerator - Features 2021
Deadline: Mar 05, 2021
The CFC/Netflix Project Development Accelerator supports up to four feature projects per year, with the goal of actively developing each property through an international lens.
The Climate Story Fund - 2021
Deadline: Mar 04, 2021
The Climate Story Fund supports stories and impact campaigns from around the world that move us closer to a climate just and biodiverse future. The global fund is open to all mediums, and will support both production and impact campaigns that are ready to launch during the next 12 months.
Inside Out's International Film Finance Forum - 2021
Deadline: Feb 26, 2021
Inside Out’s International Financing Forum (IFF) is the first LGBTQ finance forum of its kind in the world. It is now a top incubator for Canadian and International LGBTQ filmmakers.