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Vancouver Post Alliance: Coffee with a Mentor

One time virtual or in-person meeting of approximately 1-2 hours


Vancouver Post Alliance
In-person & Online

Terms of Mentorship Program

A commitment from our Mentor and Mentee to a one-time virtual or in-person meeting of approximately 1-2 hours.

Post Production Categories for Mentorship

  • Picture Editorial (including Assistant Editing)
  • Sound Editing & Mixing
  • Foley
  • Music Composition & Supervision
  • Visual FX
  • Post Producing & Supervision
  • Picture Finishing (Colourist & Online Editor)
  • Post Production Accounting


  • VPA Members and non-Members can apply
  • As a membership perk, VPA Members can apply multiple times, if they so wish
  • No minimum experience required, however must have some experience or schooling in their chosen post production field.
  • Mentees must be legally entitled to work according to BC provincial legislation and regulations.
  • Mentees must be 18+ years old to apply.

Mentee Application Process

Application submissions are open year round 🙂
All applications will be carefully reviewed by the VPA Mentorship Committee.
Not all applicants are guaranteed a match with a Mentor based on scheduling and availability. That said, the VPA will do their utmost to pair you with a suitable Mentor in your area of interest.
Should the committee require more information or references as part of the application review process, you may be contacted.

Application Requirements

The ideal candidate is committed to focusing exclusively on a career in Post Production and is seeking guidance from a seasoned professional for their next steps along that path.
  1. A personal note stating why you are interested in meeting with a Mentor and what you look to achieve from this meetup. This is your opportunity to tell us the things we can’t learn from your resume. Who you are, what your journey has been, what your goals are, what type of help you need, and what type of Mentor you’re looking for (Maximum word count 250)
  2. Optional: Your resume (No more than 1 page in length)
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