Finance your film : Grant request to institutions | In-person

Finance your film : Grant request to institutions | In-person






Finance your film : Grant request to institutions | In-person

Services Québec - Long-term workshop

Thursday November 5, 2020 - Sunday November 29, 2020
1 pm - 5 pm

3680 rue Jeanne-Mance, bureau 103, Montréal, Québec, H2X2K5

Registration deadline: October 25th, 2020.
Cost for participants: $270
Total training time: 31 hours (with 2 hours of mentoring)

Thanks to the support of Services Québec, Main Film, dedicated to independent cinematographic creation, pursues its mission of supporting emerging filmmakers ever further. This winter, we are offering complete and affordable professional long-term workshop focused on funding his film. This workshop given by Hany Ouichou will allow you to discover in depth:
– The main institutions likely to support you financially as well as the specifics of each.
– Study, analyze and comment files submitted and which have been funded or refused by these different institutions.
– The key elements to master for submit a relevant grant file (in particular the note of intent and the budget).
– And a two-hour private mentorship on each project.

The workshop will focus on practice in order to make the concepts and the lessons presented more concrete and easier to assimilate. The workshop is open to 8 people. Ideally, people taking the workshop have a file ready or have already submitted a file that has been refused. This file will be submitted to the instructor. The workshop is aimed at self-employed media arts workers in Montreal and more specifically at emerging filmmakers.

To be selected you must apply before October 25th by sending a motivation letter and a CV in addition to your project file (including a synopsis, a scenario and the treatment) to the address services@mainfilm.qc.

Workshop is given in French but questions may be asked in English

The workshops will be at MAI (Montréal Art Interculturel) to enable participants to be presents.

3680, Jeanne-Mance street, office 103
Montreal (Quebec) Canada H2X 2K5

Detailed timetable:
November 5th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. : Introduction to the workshop, presentation of the instructor and members of the group and the projects submitted. November 7th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. : Detailed presentation of the institutions funding cinematographic art.
November 8th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. : Analysis of a deposit.
November 19th & 20th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. : Budget and legal obligations.
November 28th & 29th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. : File study.

Health measures related to COVID-19:

  • Participants must wear a mask during all their shifting as soon as they arrive at MAI. No mask will be provided.
    Once installed in their seat, participants can remove their mask.
  • The participants will have to disinfect their hands at the entrance of the center, a hydroalcoholic solution will be provided.
  • Participants will follow the arrows marked to reach their class and limit movement.
  • Participants will be 6 feet apart during the workshops.
  • Participants can use the toilets.

Hany Ouichou has produced more than twenty short and feature films, the most recent of which are: Je finirai en prisonLes Barbares de la Malbaie. His films have been screened in the most prestigious festivals such as Sundance, Berlin and Venice. In 2016, he was recognized by his peers at the Toronto Festival for “his unique creative vision and dedication to independent cinema.”

Hany Ouichou

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