Application Call for Feature Film Development Program
BC Film + Media is pleased to announce the second round of Development Program "B" of the Television & Film Financing Program (TFFP) which provides recoupable advances to both established and emerging British Columbia writers to develop long form productions destined for theatrical release.
Up to a maximum of $15,000 is available for established British Columbia writers to complete a first draft screenplay; up to $10,000 for eligible (established or emerging) applicants to complete a final draft screenplay; and up to $15,000 for eligible applicants (established or emerging) to complete a script polish and begin preliminary scheduling and marketing.
"We were overwhelmed by the response to Program "B" last year and are pleased that we can continue to support the development of screenwriting talent in British Columbia through this program," added BC Film + Media President and CEO, Rob Egan.
For the purposes of this program, an established screenwriter is defined as a screenwriter credited on at least 2 features produced independently and commercially distributed. Development Program "B" is a competitive program in which BC Film + Media will make a final determination of projects selected for support. Market support for your project is not required.
Applications for this program are now being accepted with an application deadline set for
Friday, September 8th, 2000 at 5:00 pm
Guidelines and application forms for Development Program "B" are available through the BC Film + Media office or website at www.bcfilm.bc.a
Further inquiries can be addressed to Kimberley Wakefield, Program Analyst - Development.
BC Film + Media is a privately-administered, non-profit society established in 1987 by the provincial government with a mandate to expand and diversify the cultural industries of film and video in British Columbia. The Society gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Small Business, Tourism and Culture.