Application Deadline: WIDC Story & Leadership - Actors

September 30, 2020

WIDC 2019-20

Led by seasoned professionals, this session of the WIDC program will be delivered in four parts over the course of four months, including intensive master-classes and workshops in Vancouver where directors workshop their original scripts with ACTRA actors and IATSE camera teams. Focusing on both fiction feature film, web or television series development, up to sixteen full or apprentice members will be selected for the acting ensemble based on the casting needs of the eight directors' scripts. Actors must be prepared to commit full days to the workshop (8:30 am to 6:00 pm).  Travel and accommodations are provided for actors selected from outside the Lower Mainland Vancouver.  Breakfast and lunches, plus honorarium for workshop days, and parking (if needed) are offered.

Actors Deadline: September 30, 2020
Program Dates: November 20, 2020 to March 31, 2021
Actors will attend Part 1 only, November 23 to 29, 2020 (dates may be subject to change)

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Application Deadline: WIDC Nominees for Telefilm’s Talent to Watch Program

January 15, 2021

This program targets emerging Canadian talent, supporting them in the production and promotion of their first feature-length film, or a digital (web series) project.  The emphasis of the program is focused on the innovative use of digital platforms for marketing, distribution and audience engagement. Support will be through a non-repayable financial contribution of up to $125,000 per feature film project and a commensurate contribution calculated per minute for web series projects.

WIDC is a nominating partner for this program. Visit Telefilm Canada for criteria.

WIDC Nominee Application Deadline: January 15, 2020*
*Nominating Partner submissions are due March 2 - 9, 2020.

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