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 PROGRAM DATES

    2020 PROGRAM DATES

    APPLICATIONS OPEN:

    December 2, 2019

    APPLICATIONS CLOSE:

    January 15, 2020    

    PROGRAM START:

    TBD

    PROGRAM END:

    TBD

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

FILM PROGRAM

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.

FILM PROGRAM LABS:


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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2019 Directors' Lab

2019 Directors' 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 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
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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2019 Editors Lab

2019 Editors' Lab

David Leyes

Lead Sponsors


The Norman & Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation 

2019 Program Supporters

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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