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2023 Norman Jewison Film Program

Full-time, 5 1/2 month professional program for emerging to mid-level Canadian filmmakers


Canadian Film Centre

The Norman Jewison Film Program is a full-time, 5 ½ month professional accelerated film program for emerging to mid-level Canadian filmmakers. It is designed to improve narrative storytelling and grow residents’ body of work, creative community and career potential. It offers four distinct labs for directors, producers, writers and editors, each adapted to the specific needs of residents annually.

This is the CFC’s longest running and signature film program. In 2021, it was renamed to honour award-winning and internationally acclaimed filmmaker and CFC founder Norman Jewison.

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January 31, 2023


5½ months


$8,000 (covered by scholarship)

Program Structure

The program includes four distinct labs: the Directors’ Lab, the Writers’ Lab, the Producers’ Lab and the Editors’ Lab.





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