2020 Doc Accelerator Emerging Filmmaker Lab Application

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Applications due by January 16th, 2020 11:59pm EST
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I certify that I am
    • Of at least one of the following priority groups: Indigenous, Francophone, Deaf, with a disability, or person of colour, or a resident of Yukon.
    • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada legally entitled to work
    • An emerging or sophomore storyteller (i.e. three or fewer professional audio-visual production credits as a director or producer)
    • Must not be currently enrolled as a student
    • Must be available to work flexible hours for the duration of the 200-hour mentorship program which will take place at an agreed time between April 2020 - April 2021
    • Must be able to attend the Hot Docs Festival, May 1 – May 8, 2020 in person
    About the Applicant

    eg certificate programs, workshop training, official internships, community program etc.

    Learning Goals

    After the Hot Docs Festival Doc Accelerator fellows will be paired with a successful Canadian documentary production company located within their geographic region for a paid training and mentorship placement.

    The participants will shadow their mentor’s day-to-day work, with significant focus placed on reaching the participant’s personal goals and outcomes for the experience. The work schedule will be determined by each individual placement and production schedule, placements will be approximately 200 hours in length.

    Please provide the names and contact information for 2 references
    References will be contacted for shortlisted candidates only. You will be notified before your references are contacted.