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

Film Program

Film Program Showcase

2020/2021 PROGRAM DATES

    PROGRAM START:

    January 2021

    PROGRAM END:

    July 2021

      *2021/2022 program application dates are to be determined. To receive email notifications regarding key program dates, please SIGN-UP HERE.*

FILM PROGRAM

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


PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The 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 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 Film Program applications.


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, CHRO, at: dfallows@cfccreates.com.


CONTACT

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

DIRECTORS' LAB

The responsibilities of a director are constant and all-encompassing. The 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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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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The Producers' Lab is supported by the CMPA

WRITERS' LAB

Writing is a rigorous, near-constant process of revising, reimagining and rewriting. The 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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EDITORS' LAB

Editing is an integral part of the storytelling process. Through intensive editing projects and workshops, the 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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Lead Sponsors


The Norman & Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation