7th Annual RBC® $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Competition

May 31, 2018

The RBC Emerging Filmmaker Competition is a milestone opportunity for Emerging filmmakers and content creators in Manitoba. Individuals or teams may submit their pitches by Friday, June 15. On Screen Manitoba is pleased to continue its partnership with RBC and the Gimli Film Festival to support this event, which traditionally kicks off the closing day of the festival, Saturday, July 29, 2018.

Applicants must be prepared to complete a short 3-5 minute film in a year’s time. Qualified applicants will be invited to pitch their project idea to a panel of professional producers in front of a live audience. As a Grand Prize winner, you receive:

– $10,000* to make your film courtesy of RBC;
– A story editing mentorship with National Screen Institute Canada;
– Premiere screening of your film at the 2019 Gimli Film Festival.

* Over the next year, the $10,000 will be released in four installments: $2,500 on approval of a final script; $2,500 on first day of principal photography; $2,500 on completion of photography; $2,500 on delivery of finished project.

For competition details and the application form, visit: 7th Annual RBC ® $10,000 Emerging Filmmaker Competition.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 RBC Emerging Filmmaker Pitch Competition, Nicola Baldwin and Miles Crossman for their film If It Ain’t Got.

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