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ISO: Project development Fund

$20,000 - $40,000 For Indigenous on-screen content creators and Indigenous-owned production companies. (TV and web series, short and feature length films)

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Indigenous Screen Office
} 11:59 pm
One-time
Online
Free

Application close: Aug 20

Program Overview

This program offers support for project development, recognizing that time and resources are critical to the creation of strong content for TV and web series, short and feature length films. We encourage ISO applicants to this program to access this funding for key supports needed to develop the project idea such as cultural and community engagement work, story editing, mentors, or knowledge keepers or other professional development in relation to the project.

 

Eligible Applicant

 

Individuals and Sole Proprietors

  • Are a First Nations, Inuit or Métis person residing in Canada and who is a citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
  • Working in screen-based content, including TV, film, and web, gaming, apps, and XR (VR, AR);
  • The project is under the financial and creative control of the applicant; two of the three key members of the creative team (director, screenwriter, showrunner/lead producer) must be Indigenous;
  • Is not in a state of bankruptcy within the meaning of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada).

Companies

  • Indigenous-controlled: minimum 51% ownership by person/s who are First Nations, Inuit or Métis who is/are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada;
  • The project is under the financial and creative control of Indigenous persons; two of the three key members of the creative team (director, screenwriter, showrunner/creative producer) must be Indigenous;
  • Registered as a corporation with its head office in Canada;
  • Main activity of the company is the production or support of screen-based content, including TV, film, web, digital narrative content, and XR (VR, AR);
  • Is not insolvent or bankrupt, or in the course of the reorganization of its business within the meaning of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada);

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