The 2021 Norman Jewison Film Program residents.

The Norman Jewison Film Program

2022 PROGRAM DATES


    APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:

    JANUARY 31, 2022 @ 5:00 PM EST

    PROGRAM STARTS:

    JULY 2022

    PROGRAM ENDS

    DECEMBER 2022

      Exact dates for the 2022 program are to be determined.
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THE NORMAN JEWISON FILM PROGRAM

Directors' Lab Producers' Lab Writers' Lab Editors' Lab


PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Norman Jewison Film Program, supported by Shaftesbury, AMC Networks, and the Paul Bronfman Family Foundation, is comprised of four distinct labs for writers, editors, producers, and directors. This full-time program is tailored to the needs of participating creators each year, offering an immersive 5 & 1/2 month artistic, professional, and collaborative experience. It is designed to inspire and empower Canadian filmmakers to become world-class storytellers, and generate a significant portfolio of bold new content, and fresh IP.


PROGRAM Goals

This program is focused on elevating an individual’s voice/vision, process, work, community, and career by:

  • Bringing together and empowering the artistic vision of exciting screen storytellers from across Canada
  • Hosting a diverse and ever-evolving range of workshops, meetings, masterclasses, and case studies, with guests and mentors who are active in the industry
  • Forging meaningful creative and professional partnerships
  • Exploring best and changing business practices
  • Developing and packaging talent and new content for the marketplace
  • Producing original IP
  • Helping generate new companies

TUITION & FEES

Tuition is $8,000 CAD.

Through the generosity of donors and partners, the CFC offers financial assistance, including full or partial scholarships and bursaries, to help offset tuition fees and additional costs associated with participating in our core programs each year. For more information, please visit: cfccreates.com/cfc-financial-assistance.

Please note that there is a $100 CAD application fee via PayPal for all applications to The Norman Jewison Film Program. If the application fee is a barrier to applying, please contact: programs@cfccreates.com.


ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

The CFC is committed to providing accessible practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, or have any questions regarding appropriate accommodations, please contact Deborah Fallows, Executive Lead, People & Culture, at: dfallows@cfccreates.com.


CONTACT

For questions and clarifications, please contact  programs@cfccreates.com.

DIRECTORS' LAB

We amplify a director’s original voice and perspective, increase your ability to articulate your artistic vision and approach, strengthen your story and collaboration skills through all stages of the script-to-screen process, and provide you with a greater understanding of the current and ever-evolving screen business.


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Directors' Lab

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PRODUCERS' LAB

We elevate and shape a producer’s vision, and increase your ability to develop, package, and pitch a range of creative properties. We strengthen your story and collaboration skills through all stages of the script-to-screen process, and provide you with a greater understanding of the current and ever-evolving screen business.


Lab supported by:

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Producers' Lab

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WRITERS' LAB

We amplify a writer’s original voice and perspective, increases your ability to articulate your artistic vision and process, strengthen your story and collaboration skills, and expand your understanding of all stages of the script-to-screen process, as well as the current and ever-evolving screen business.

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Alumni

Writers' Lab

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EDITORS' LAB

We elevate and shape an editor’s artistic and technical skills, and increase your ability to contribute to and work on a range of creative material. We strengthen your story and collaborative skills throughout the creative process, and provide you with a greater understanding of the current and ever-evolving screen business.

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Editors' Lab

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