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2024 StoryHive Voices

Applications open: February 6, 2024
Applications close: March 20, 2024 at 12:59pm MT
Cost: Free to apply

Your Passion, Your Community: STORYHIVE Voices is offering new and emerging digital content creators $10,000 in production funding, training and a community of support to produce a local video series. No experience required!

Pitch + Plan

Submit your idea and plan for your project. Before applying to 2024 STORYHIVE Voices please be sure to read the Submission Rules and FAQs.

Award

A selection committee will select projects to receive production funding and distribution support. Each selected project receives a $10,000 production grant.

Learn + Create

Each successful applicant will produce and deliver a minimum of 150 minutes of video content, which can be delivered in a minimum of six (6) episodes and a maximum of 10 episodes. This is open to all content creators in eligible communities, no experience is necessary. Whether you like to shoot on your phone or use a pro camera, we want you to tell your story.

Program Dates:

  • Applications open: February 6, 2024
  • Applications close: March 20, 2024 at 12:59pm MT
  • Recipients announced: Week of May 29, 2024
  • Production starts: August 29, 2024
  • Production ends: May 28, 2025

Before You Start:

  • You must be over the age of majority in BC and Alberta (19+ in BC or 18+ AB)
  • Please read all the information before you apply (15 mins)
  • You’ll need an idea for a video series before you apply
  • The application takes 15 minutes to complete
  • It costs $0 to apply
Project Requirements

Each Project will consist of a minimum of 150 minutes of nonfiction, episodic locally reflective video content, and can be a minimum six (6) episodes and a maximum of 10 episodes. All projects must have synchronized audio and video elements.

Deliverables

During the program you’ll have the following deliverables:

  • STORYHIVE Approval Cut
  • Final Delivery of 6 – 10 episodes
Eligibility

To be eligible for our programs, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Live in one of our eligible communities in British Columbia or Alberta
  • Are a first time or emerging content creator and have not had access to the Canadian Broadcasting system in the last 5 years
  • Not be participating in another STORYHIVE program that overlaps with this program
  • Not be an individual associated with TELUS
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

For the full guidelines and to apply, visit Voices | Overview | TELUS (storyhive.com).

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