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NBFC and imagineNATIVE
1st ANNUAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM: CALL FOR APPLICANTS in NEW BRUNSWICK
Make a short film for imagineNATIVE 2013 and Silver Wave 2013!
Application Deadline: Monday, February 11, 2013 by 5:00PM
Are you an emerging Indigenous media artist living in New Brunswick? Do you have a great idea for a 5 minute short film? Explore Digital or Bolex filmmaking through NBFC’s workshops, equipment and facilities. Shoot and edit your ideas to film, and see them on screen at the 14th annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival and the Silver Wave Film Festival (imagineNATIVE takes place in Toronto from October 16–20, 2013 and Silver Wave Film Festival takes place November 7-10, 2013)
You will be provided with a full NBFC Membership, and be eligible to enroll in any training workshop offered during their Winter and Summer 2013 calendar of workshops. You will be paired with NBFC’S knowledgeable staff and a specially selected mentor is needed to help you through your various development, production and post-production stages.
The participant will receive the opportunity to use the NBFC’s extensive equipment and facilities for their film. As every film is unique, equipment and facilities access will be established in the development phase at the NBFC’s discretion.
The successful applicant will receive a $1,000 bursary for a commission fee and towards production costs. All other additional equipment, facilities, and production costs will be the responsibility of the participant.
Please note: Projects must be realistic in scope and subject matter as they must be completed and on tape by September 25, 2013.
Your Application Must Include:
Should you have additional questions, please call Cat at: (506) 455-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The NBFC will also purchase a new WIFT-AT membership for the winner of this grant to give them the opportunity to network with a great organization. To find out more about WIFT-AT: http://wift-at.com/
The deadline for submissions is MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013 by 5:00PM
About the New Brunswick Film Co-op
The NB Film Co-op is a non-profit, charitable organization involved in the production of 16mm and digital films. It is into its 33rd year of operation! The Co-op provides broad-ranging support (workshops/training, creative support and mentoring, grant writing assistance, equipment, human resources, socials, informal writer/director/actor labs. It also presents diverse quality films and videos through its annual provincial Film Festival.
The Co-op also seeks to give a voice to, and develop the talents of, artists in NB that would not otherwise have the opportunity to express their views in film and video www.nbfilmcoop.com
About the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, now in its 14th year, is an international festival that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples at the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio and new media. Each October, imagineNATIVE presents a selection of the most compelling and distinctive Indigenous works from around the globe. The Festival’s programming, industry events, panel discussions, and cultural and social events attract and connect filmmakers, media artists, programmers, buyers, and industry professionals. The works accepted reflect the diversity of the world’s Indigenous nations and illustrate the vitality and excellence of our art and culture in contemporary media. This year’s Festival runs October 16–20, 2013 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox. www.imagineNATIVE.org