Congratulations to the recipients of the Filmpool’s 2016 Filmmaker’s Production Assistance Program, First Filmmaker Fund, and Equipment Deferrals! There were a large number of applicants this year, making the job of the jury particularly difficult.
Grant Recipients: Berny Hi, “Der Glockner” Jason Britski, “Haircut Man” Mattias Graham, “Red Can” Tim Thurmeier, “Ruined” First Film Fund: Ella Mikkola, “Waves” Scott Woloshin, “Road Games” Rhys Pugh, “Heistery” EQ Deferral: Berny
$800 to student or first-time filmmakers $2,500 for Production $2,500 for Post $1,000 for Distribution Filmpool equipment deferrals To apply, you must be a 2016-2017 Full Production Member. Grant application deadline: April 15th. Full details, grant application, and example grant. Grant Workshop To help with the tricky process of grant writing, we will be offering a workshop this March 17th. Leading this workshop is Kyath Battie, current University of Regina Film Production P
Telefilm Canada has released its new 2016 – 2017 Micro-Budget Production Program and the Filmpool is excited to announce that it is again a partner! Previously successful Program applicants include Kelly Anne Riess’ “Finding Al” and the currently in production “Land of Rock & Gold” produced by Daniel Redenbach and Janine Windolph. The program is designed for emerging filmmakers and provides financing for the development, production, digital distribution and promotion of a fir
The Filmpool is very pleased to announce that Filmpool Production Member Kelly-Anne Riess and her documentary film Finding Al has been selected by the Filmpool as its 2014 Telefilm Canada’s Micro-Budget recommended applicant. The Micro-Budget Production Program targets emerging Canadian talent, supporting them in the production and promotion of their first feature-length film, with an emphasis on the use of digital platforms for marketing, distribution and audience engagement