WIFTV BANFF WORLD MEDIA FESTIVAL MENTORSHIP

April 22, 2019

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WIFTV BANFF WORLD MEDIA FESTIVAL MENTORSHIP

Women in Film & Television Vancouver (WIFTV), in partnership with the Banff World Media Festival, is pleased to open up applications for the WIFTV BANFF WORLD MEDIA FESTIVAL MENTORSHIP.

WIFTV Banff World Media Festival Mentorship gives one WIFTV member (producer, director or writer) the invaluable opportunity to attend the Banff World Media Festival, June 9-12, 2019 at the Fairmont Banff Springs. The mentee will receive not only a festival pass, but also a pre-festival consultation with an experienced television producer or development executive as well as a meeting with a member of the WIFTV team prior to and during the festival. 

Application deadline: April 22, 2019 by 5pm PST

ELIGIBILITY

Women who are producers, directors or writers are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a project suitable to pitch at the festival (mow, TV series, pilot, web program). 

A selection committee composed of industry representatives will review the applications. The recipient will be announced by May 6th, 2019.

Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for consideration:

  • must be a WIFTV Executive, Professional or Associate member (women producers, directors or writers) in good standing (may join at the time of application)
  • must have a project (documentary or narrative fiction) suitable to pitch at the festival (mow, TV series, pilot, web program)
  • must complete a final report within two weeks of the mentorship completion

BENEFITS

The successful WIFTV Banff World Media Festival Scholarship recipient receives: 

  • one (1) complimentary all access pass to the Banff World Media Festival
  • preparation for the Banff World Media Festival with an experienced television producer or development executive

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Complete the instructions below to submit your application:

Click on the Register Now button above where you will be asked to provide your name and contact information as well as to make a payment of $20 = $1.00GST=$21. (Sorry, our payment system is down. Please call the office on Tuesday and make your payment over the phone.)

Send an email message to wiftv@womeninfilm.ca attached single pdf document that includes:

  1. A one page synopsis describing your project
  2. Your CV
  3. A one page description of the project’s development history to date and any attached personnel
  4. A one page letter outlining how you and your project will benefit from this experience
  5. Title both the subject of your email message and your pdf: First Name, Last Name-Banff Mentorship Application

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Completed applications must be submitted by April 22, 2019 by 5pm. 

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