2019 Cineplex Film Program Residents

David Leyes

2019 Editors' Lab

David Leyes

2019 Producers' Lab

David Leyes

2019 Writers' Lab

David Leyes

2019 Directors' Lab

David Leyes

Cineplex Film Program

2019 Cineplex Film Program Showcase

2020 PROGRAM DATES

    APPLICATIONS OPEN: December 2, 2019

    APPLICATIONS CLOSE: January 13, 2020

    PROGRAM START: July 2020

    PROGRAM END: December 2020

    *Please contact programs@cfccreates.com for any submission questions or late application consideration*

CINEPLEX FILM PROGRAM

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Cineplex Film Program is CFC’s signature film program, comprised of four separate labs. The only intensive and collaborative program of its kind in Canada, this five-month full-time professional, accelerated program for writers, editors, producers and directors is tailored to the specific needs of creators. It is a key destination for creative professionals who want to establish their voice in the screen entertainment industry.


PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Incubates exciting and notable screen storytellers from across Canada
  • Hosts hundreds of workshops, meetings, masterclasses and case studies with renowned guests and/or mentors
  • Develops and packages talent and original content for the marketplace
  • Forges real and lasting industry partnerships
  • Produces original IP across all platforms
  • Seeds new companies

The program has accelerated the careers of a significant number of Canadian creators who can be found working in all areas of Canada’s film and television business from coast-to-coast.


TUITION & FEES

Tuition for all 2020 Cineplex Film Program labs is $8,000.00.

If accepted into the program, you are eligible to apply for a CFC scholarship of up to $8,000.00 based on financial need.

Please note that there is a $100.00 application fee via Paypal for all Cineplex Film Program applications.


CONTACT

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

EDITORS' LAB

Editing is an integral part of the storytelling process. Through intensive editing projects and workshops, the Cineplex Film Program Editors' Lab affords you the opportunity to cut a significant volume and variety of content improving your technical craft and elevating your sense of story. 

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2019 Editors Lab

2019 Editors' Lab

David Leyes
PRODUCERS' LAB

Producers need to see the big picture. This program constantly exercises your creative and business acumen while you develop and workshop a number of projects and business strategies.

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2019 Producers' Lab

2019 Producers' Lab

David Leyes
WRITERS' LAB

Writing is a rigorous, near-constant process of revising, reimagining and rewriting. The Cineplex Film Program Writers' Lab will elevate your cinematic storytelling skills through vigorous development, writing, story editing and workshopping a range of different concepts and properties. 

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2019 Writers' Lab

2019 Writers' Lab

David Leyes
DIRECTORS' LAB

The responsibilities of a director are constant and all-encompassing. The Cineplex Film Program Directors' Lab challenges you to maintain your creative vision, both on and off the floor, as you develop and workshop a number of projects. 

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2019 Directors' Lab

2019 Directors' Lab

David Leyes

Lead Sponsors


The Norman & Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation 

The 2019 Cineplex Film Program was generously supported by:

PROGRAM PARTNERS


The Norman & Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation 


PROGRAM PATRONS


PROGRAM SPONSORS


PROGRAM MEMBERS

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STOHN HAY CAFAZZO DEMBROSKI RICHMOND LLP

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BLASER PRODUCTIONS

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The Daryl Duke & William Vince Scholarship Fund

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BFL Canada Risk & Insurance Services Inc. | Eastern Script Inc | Chubb Insurance of Canada | Total Two Way | Casting Workbook | CMU College of Makeup Art & Design


ORIGINAL MUSIC THANKS TO 
THE CFC/SLAIGHT FAMILY CANADIAN MUSIC FUND


APPRECIATION GOES TO

The CFC would like to acknowledge the co-operation of the Toronto performers branch of the ACTRA Performers Guild in the production of these films.


THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 MENTORS AND GUESTS

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MENTORS

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David Ostry

John Paizs | Ingrid Veninger

Cory Bowles | Jim Allodi

Marlo Miazga | Jorge Weisz | Tom Third

Lesley Krueger | Maureen Dorey

Don McKellar | Sherry White

Patrick Tarr | Joel Thomas Hynes | Adriana Maggs | Elyse Friedman

Damon D'Oliveira | Susan Alexander | Lauren Grant

Alyson Richards | Lea Marin | Paul Scherzer | Paula Devonshire

Lindy Davies | Kate Ashby

Sara Kay | Jenny Lewis

Jesse Griffiths | Kirk Comrie | Chad Maker

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GUESTS

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