Finance your film: Grant request to institutions

Finance your film: Grant request to institutions

Finance your film: Grant request to institutions






Finance your film: Grant request to institutions

Emploi québec - Long-term workshop

Wednesday February 26, 2020 - Tuesday March 31, 2020
10 am - 5 pm

Main Film
2025 Rue Parthenais #301, Montréal, Quebec, H2K 3T2

Registration deadline: February 18th, 2020.
Cost for participants: $215
Total training time: 31 hours (with 2 hours of mentoring)

Thanks to the support of Emploi 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 10 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 February 18th 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

Detailed timetable:
February 26th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. : Introduction to the workshop, presentation of the instructor and members of the group and the projects submitted. February 29th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. : Detailed presentation of the institutions funding cinematographic art.
March 01st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. : Analysis of a deposit.
March 04th & 05th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. : Budget and legal obligations.
March 07th & 08 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. : File study (in this last course, the files of 4 participants will be studied. Details will be presented to you during the first course.)
From March 09th to 31st : Private mentoring meetings.

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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