Upcoming Deadlines

At On Screen Manitoba, we are committed to making our members aware of making industry opportunities such as calls for project submissions for funds, festivals, markets, competitions and awards. Links to all future opportunities will be posted in this centralized location and circulated in our weekly industry newsletter In Focus. To have a call for submissions listed here, e-mail info@onscreenmanitoba.com.


WIDC Short Works Award with Winnipeg Film Group

ACTRA Manitoba Awards Gala

23rd Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards Finalists 2019

Canadian Cinema Editors Awards

Canadian Screen Awards -Applications Open (SPECIAL AWARDS, TV, DIGITAL MEDIA, and FILM): August 1, 2018

Gemini Awards

Canadian Comedy Awards

Hot Docs


Employment Opportunities

On Screen Manitoba – Events and Communications Coordinator (Paid internship) – May 11

Finance Department Summer Student – May 4
Investigative Reporter – May 4
Ongoing Paid Internship opportunity

Creative Manitoba Job Board


Film Festivals Submissions

Pariscience: Doc, Fiction, Shorts, Animation – April 30

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts FestivalTelefilm Active Calls for Festivals – June 15

Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) – May 31

BAFTA-Recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2018 – Shorts, Features, VR Films – May 31


Filmmaking Competitions

Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival – 1st Annual Manitoba Juried Filmmakers Competition – Short Films addressing “The Jewish Experience”



NEW – Sundance Institute Short Documentary Fund focused on Native and Indigenous Storytellers – $25,000 Grant

Comprehensive List of Media Production Funds in Manitoba and Canada



HotDocs Canadian International Documentary Festival – April 26-May 6

OSM Delegation to Sunny Side of the Doc under the Canada Pavillion with Telefilm Canada – May 11

BANFF Word Media Festival

  • OSM member registration discount: savings of $200 off the regular price: $1295 before April 30, 2018, $1495 until June 10, 2018. For more information and to access the discounted registration rates, email Maryam Decter, Membership and Programs Manager at maryam@onscreenmanitoba.com.
  • Diversity of Voices Initiative: Mentorship & Market-Acccess for emerging Canadian Indigenous, Francophone & Female Industry Professionals – April 27

 Mentorship Programs

Programme d’accompagnement de la relève audiovisuelle OSM-Unis TV – Date limite pour soumettre une candidature: 31 décembre 2018

CMPA Telefilm Marketing Mentorship Program


Training & Workshops

Dates listes are the event dates, not registration deadlines.

Workshops and Training with the Winnipeg Film Group

Workshops with Film Training Manitoba
The following workshops are coming soon. Dates and links will be posted when available.

Workshops with New Media Manitoba

VideoPool Media Arts Centre

Canadian Film Centre (CFC) Film, TV, Actors, Music & Media Lab

On Screen Manitoba thanks its sustaining partners