STAR Producer Program resources
Below is a list of curated resources aimed at complementing the STAR Producer programming.
A new set of resources will be made available as each new module is launched.
Pre-Development resources (Module 1)
- Program / event
Canadian Intellectual Property Office: A guide to copyright
A Government of Canada website explaining some legal guidelines around copyright.
CMPA funding directory
Tap Canada’s public and private funding sources for financial assistance with your next project.
Development and Other Challenges: A Producer's Handbook
This handbook addresses business issues and considerations related to certain aspects of the production process, namely development and the acquisition of rights, producer relationships and low budget production.
From a Producer’s Perspective: How to Find and Acquire Intellectual Property
An article from Screencraft by David Kaufmann about finding and acquiring IP.
Impact Field Guide & Toolkit
An open source resource guide for documentarians that offer ideas and approaches so you don’t have to solve a problem that someone else has already cracked, and can focus on the unique challenges of your own project.
On Screen Protocols & Pathways: A Media Production Guide to Working with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Communities, Cultures, Concepts & Stories
This highly-anticipated guide provides cultural principles, key findings from a national consultation process, and best practices for filmmakers, production companies, and funders when depicting Indigenous content on screen, and how communities can be collaborative partners.