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Indiescreen Awards

Applications are now OPEN for the 2024 Indiescreen Awards!
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Prize of 10,000-20,000

Deadline: July 19

Which award category are you applying for?

Established Producer award

(if you’ve produced four or more feature films)

Kevin Tierney Emerging Producer Award

(if you’ve produced three or fewer feature films)

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Qualifying Film:
    • Must be a CAVCO-certified Canadian film (in co-productions, majority Canadian production).
    • Premiered or slated to premiere theatrically, at a film festival, or on an online streaming service in the 2024 calendar year.
    • Runtime of at least 80 minutes.
    • Cannot be submitted more than once:
      • Not in both established and emerging categories.
      • Not if submitted for last year’s Indiescreen Awards.
  2. Applicant Producer(s):
    • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  3. Previous Winners:
    • Established Producer Award winners may reapply five years after their award win.
    • Kevin Tierney Emerging Producer Award winners may reapply after three years.

Established Producer Award:

  • Recognizes a Canadian independent feature film producer’s body of work and their contribution to Canadian cinema’s reputation globally.
  • Teams must have produced at least four feature films together, including their qualifying film.
  • If jointly producing a qualifying film but without a history of working together, separate applications are accepted, with each producer highlighting their individual bodies of work. Each application is evaluated independently.

Kevin Tierney Emerging Producer Award:

  • Added in 2016 to highlight up-and-coming producers.
  • Producers must have produced three feature films or fewer in their career, including their qualifying film.

Membership Requirement:

  • CMPA membership is not required for applicants.

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