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20th July 2013

MPPIA Short Film Award And New Creative BC Passport To Markets Event Additions

MPPIAEstablished in 2007, the MPPIA Short Film Award provides one filmmaker with the opportunity to further develop their directing career by realizing a unique creative vision in a short film project.  Applicants will be short-listed into a field of candidates who will pitch their projects at the 2013 Whistler Film Festival taking place December 4 to December 8. The successful candidate will receive a $15,000 cash award plus services ‘in-kind’ valued up to $100,000 from across the industry, enabling the filmmaker to complete their project with the guidance of experienced industry professionals and support services provided by the top supply houses in British Columbia. The completed film will have its world premiere screening at the 2014 Whistler Film Festival.

Application Deadline to Creative BC:  4:30pm Friday, August 30. Please visit the Creative BC site for further information and to download the application form.

These two industry events have been added to the Creative BC marketing opportunities list:

Power to the Pixel Cross-Media Forum – London, UK: October 15-18 –  As the biggest finance market dedicated to getting cross-media projects off the ground, this is the ultimate event if you’re looking to launch a project and/or scout new talent.

  • For film, TV, interactive, online, mobile, gaming and publishing professionals
  • Market registration is based on selection by the Pixel Market organizers
  • Maximum contribution by CREATIVE BC: $2,000

imagineNATIVE – Toronto, ON: October 16 – 20 –  showcases, promotes, and celebrates emerging and established Canadian and international Indigenous filmmakers and media artists.”

  • For Indigenous film and media producers
  • Event registration is an open call for attendance
  • Maximum contribution by CREATIVE BC: $1,500

The following industry event opportunities have application deadlines approaching:

International Financing Forum – IFF (Toronto, Ontario)
September 8 – 9, 2013
Call for Applications [PDF]
Application deadline to Creative BC: August 6, 2013

Strategic Partners – SP (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
September 12 – 15, 2013
Call for Applications [PDF]
Application deadline to Creative BC: August 8, 2013

Television Animation Conference – TAC (Ottawa, Ontario)
September 18 – 20, 2013
Call for Applications [PDF]
Application deadline to Creative BC: August 14, 2013

You can also download the full marketing opportunities PDF list from Creative BC.

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  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    1:30 am on July 20th, 2013

    .@MPPIA Short Film Award & New @bcfilmmedia Creative BC Passport To Markets Event Additions http://t.co/8SALYtvaYN #eyeoncanada #wecreatebc

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