SHAW ROCKET FUND Producer Development Program

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ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS STARTING: MARCH 28, 2018
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: APRIL 20, 2018
WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED: MAY 4, 2018

CALLING ALL NEW AND RECENT CANADIAN CHILDRENS AND FAMILY PRODUCERS

Are you new or relatively new to producing kids and/or family screen projects? Do you think that you could benefit professionally by attending the Banff World Media Festival? The Shaw Rocket Fund has partnered with BANFF to offer SEVEN (7) qualified producers with:

  • A full festival registration and access to all festival events.
  • An exclusive roundtable luncheon with key BANFF guests.
  • Round-trip ground transportation from Calgary Airport to BANFF.
ELIGIBILITY

You must be a Canadian producer/creator with at least one produced children or family TV, web or feature film production (in English or in French).
You have not attended the BANFF Festival more than once before.
You must be available to attend BANFF from June 10 to June 13, inclusive.

REQUIREMENTS

Provide:

Your brief resumé. List any relevant awards you/your projects have received.
One-page description of your goals in attending BANFF, the people you want to meet, and how this will benefit your company or projects.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT BANFF

The Banff World Media Festival offers a number of sessions focused on programming for kids. You will have the opportunity to attend panels and hear from experienced kids industry executives. Companies that have attended the festival in the past include:

  • BBC Kids
  • Boat Rocker Media
  • Breakthrough Entertainment
  • Cartoon Network
  • CBC
  • Corus Entertainment
  • DHX
  • Disney Channel World Wide
  • Entertainment One
  • NBC Universal
  • Netflix
  • Nickelodeon Animation Studios
  • PBS Kids
  • Radical Sheep
  • Shaftesbury
  • Sky TV
  • Spin Master
  • The Walt Disney Co
  • Universal Studios Canada
  • Warner Bros International Television
  • Youth Media Alliance (YMA)
  • YouTube

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