OMDC-DOC Toronto Mentorship Program call for applications
The Documentary Organization of Canada has come together once again with the OMDC, Hot Docs, and the Hot Docs Forum (formerly the TDF) to offer an incredible opportunity for emerging documentary filmmakers to make the most of the Hot Docs experience. Deadline for Applications: Monday, February 28th, 2011 at 5 PM.
What is the OMDC DOC Toronto Mentorship Program? A small group of documentary filmmakers from Ontario will be selected to attend Hot Docs with an Industry Pass and will also gain access to the HDF as an observer. In addition, they will be mentored by senior, experienced industry professionals so that they can optimize the experience and networking opportunities.
Who is eligible?
-Documentary Filmmakers who live and work in Ontario
-Documentary Filmmakers who have at least one broadcast credit, but not more than five
- Documentary Filmmakers must have a slate of projects in development
- Must be a current DOC member (new members and renewals will be accepted upon acceptance to the program: Click here for membership details)
Note: DOC Toronto has a stated mandate of supporting inclusion and diversity in the documentary industry. Please let us know if you are you a producer from an underrepresented community – visible minority, disability or Aboriginal.
Limitations: Candidates must be able to attend the majority of the festival April 28 to May 8, 2011 and the entire Hot Docs Forum, May 4-5, 2011. They must also be available for several evening meetings to be scheduled in March/April, leading up to the festival, as well as a follow-up meeting post-festival. Selected participants will be required to submit one-sheets of their projects in development to be vetted by industry mentors.
Deadline for Applications: Monday, February 28th, 2011 at 5 PM.
Send To: firstname.lastname@example.org (as an attachment, word or PDF only.)
Process: Candidates will have their applications reviewed by a jury of award-winning documentary producers.
Application Requirements: Please include in your application the following information: Name , Company Name , Contact Details , List of producer credits, List of broadcast credits, List of mentorship, or market access programs participated in the last two years , Recent CV and filmography , Statement about why you would benefit and what you hope to achieve by attending Hot Docs and HDF, Quick list of projects in development including second platform plans (no more than 100 words per project and no images please) , Statement about what you hope to get out of this Mentorship Program.
QUESTIONS? Please contact Jackie Garrow, Managing Director of DOC Toronto at 416.599.3844 ext. 3 or by email at email@example.com.
Find out more about DOC Toronto at www.doctoronto.ca.
The OMDC DOC Toronto Mentorship at Hot Docs '11 is made possible with the generous support of the OMDC and Hot Docs.