CFC Application

Producers’ Lab

Please complete all required fields and upload attachments before submitting.

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

NORMAN JEWISON FILM PROGRAM
2023 Producers' Lab Application 

DEADLINE:
January 31st, 2023 @ 
5:00PM EST
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS - PLEASE READ

This application is comprised of two parts, 
the APPLICATION FORM and the SUBMISSION FEE PAYMENT. Applications are only accepted if both parts are complete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

1. APPLICATION FORM
Please complete each section of the five-page application form. Upon clicking "Submit Form," your application materials will be sent to the CFC. 

2. SUBMISSION FEE PAYMENT
Please note that there is a submission fee of $100.00 CAD for this application. After submitting the application form, you will be redirected to PayPal to complete the submission fee payment.
If the application fee is a barrier to applying, please contact programs@cfccreates.com

Due to the high volume of applicants, feedback will only be offered to shortlisted applicants.

For questions and clarification, please email programs@cfccreates.com.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

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 access the CFC Accessible Customer Service Policy, or contact Deborah Fallows, Executive Lead, People and Culture, at dfallows@cfccreates.com. This ensures appropriate accommodations are in place before the program begins.
PRIVACY POLICY

CFC will collect your personal information to allow us to contact you, for statutory and identification purposes, and as part of our selection process. Your personal information is kept in a secure location: access to this information is restricted only to persons who require it to fulfill the above functions, and will be destroyed immediately after anonymization. For more information, please see the Privacy Policy.

APPLICANT INFORMATION (2/5)

CONTACT INFORMATION
















APPLICATION MATERIALS (3/5)

LETTER OF INTENT [MAX 1000 WORDS]

RESUMÉ / CURRICULUM VITAE [MAX TWO (2) PAGES] 
AND FILMOGRAPHY [MAX ONE (1) PAGE]
Your Resumé/Curriculum Vitae should contain an up-to-date account of your experience, education, and/or training. 
Your Filmography is a rundown of all your produced onscreen work, listing any applicable credits you have as a producer, co-producer, line producer, etc. 
Your Filmography should include: 
1) The title of the project.
2) Your role(s) on the project.
3) The year the project was produced.
4) The format of the project (feature, short, series, commercial, web, etc.)
5) Other key creatives you worked with (writer, director, producer, editor, etc.)

PRIMARY PROJECT
A description of the primary project (feature or series pilot, scripted or documentary) you are most keen to develop/package during the Lab.















PROJECT SLATE
A rundown of up to three (3) film, television, documentary, and/or web projects you are interested in exploring, or have on the go, that have yet to be produced. You do not need to include your primary project outlined above in your project slate.









VISUAL SUPPORT MATERIAL
Up to five (5) projects that showcase your producing, and ideally speak to your vision. This can include any genre of film, television, documentary, web content, commercials, and/or music videos. 
All materials submitted for review must be in their entirety, including shorts and/or feature films. Please do not submit demo reels, clips, or trailers. If submitting multiple works, please add them in order of preferred viewing.
Please note that at any time during the selection process, we may request additional materials. 










YOUR ADVOCATES
Please provide us with contact information for up to two (2) people who are familiar with you, your work, your process, and/or your creative aspirations. We may reach out to your advocate(s) to arrange a phone or video call.





VOLUNTARY SELF-IDENTIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE (4/5)

The CFC is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, and encourages applications from filmmakers, creators, and entrepreneurs from all communities, identities, abilities, and intersections. In order to improve, evolve, and evaluate the CFC’s programs and recruitment efforts, better identify and support underrepresented communities, and ensure we consider the needs of potential residents, please consider responding to the following optional questions. This data is collected on a voluntary basis to help ensure a more equitable and representative screen-based industry. Please note that terminology used within is subject to change given the evolving nature of language and nomenclature for these important purposes.
PRIVACY POLICY

Information collected in the below Self-Identification Questionnaire is kept in a secure location: access to this information is restricted only to CFC personnel with valid reasons who require it – including but not limited to CFC Programs, Legal, IT, and Communications, and it will be destroyed after the CFC has analyzed the information and its subsequent anonymization (unless otherwise required by law).  You may withdraw your consent to the CFC’s continued use of the information provided in this Questionnaire at any time during the collection or over the period during which the information is held by the CFC prior to its anonymization.

For more information, please see the CFC Privacy Policy:
https://cfccreates.com/about/legal-policies/. 











CONSENT FORMS (5/5)

CANADIAN CITIZEN/ PERMANENT RESIDENT ELIGIBILITY
Applicants to CFC programs must be Canadian citizens (as defined by the Citizenship Act) or permanent residents of Canada (as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act). 

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pplicants selected for an interview will be required to provide the CFC proof of Canadian citizenship/permanent residency (PR) status. Accepted documents proving PR/citizenship include a Canadian passport, Canadian birth certificate, or Canadian permanent resident (PR) card.
RESPECT IN THE WORKPLACE POLICY

CFC has a zero tolerance policy in respect to discrimination and harassment in the workplace. All applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the CFC Respect in the Workplace Policy and to direct any questions with respect to this policy to Deborah Fallows, CHRO, who can be reached at dfallows@cfccreates.comAll residents accepted into this program will be required to acknowledge and agree to this policy. 
COVID-19 POLICY
The Canadian Film Centre plans to deliver in-person programming, however, as the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic remain fluid, and as the health and safety of our staff, mentors/guests and residents is our top priority, the CFC has elected to maintain its COVID protocols until further notice. This includes screening for symptoms, masking, physical distancing and vaccination policy. Please do look at our Vaccination Policy here on our website: http://cfccreates.com/vaccine-policy, and should you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to Deborah Fallows, the Executive Lead, People and Culture at dfallows@cfccreates.com. 
STATEMENT OF TRUTH
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