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The Canadian Academy – Executive Residency Program

Deadline: April 11, 2024

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. The eight-month national program matches high-level Advocates (such as VPs, Executive Producers, Development/Production Executives) with emerging leaders, providing insight into how creative and business decisions are made on an executive level. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their creative, business, and leadership skills, and make meaningful connections in the industry.

The Executive Residency Program is presented by our Supporting Partner Telefilm Canada; Collaborative Partners Bell Media, Cineplex, and Boat Rocker; and Community Partner BIPOC TV & Film.

This program is designed to support members of the following underrepresented communities: Black, Indigenous, or persons of colour. The program welcomes applicants from Québec and Francophones from other regions; however, all program sessions will be conducted in English. Applications and materials can be submitted in French or English. Upon request, the program will offer translation to French whenever possible. Placements will be made in English-dominant environments.

Deadline: April 11, 2024