Music Video Edition 30 x $10k GrantsNow Open

Need $10k to produce your music video? STORYHIVE is awarding 30 grants to filmmakers in BC and Alberta. Deadline is April 14, 2017.

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STORYHIVE is a simple production funding and distribution competition for emerging content creators in BC and Alberta



March 13 - April 14

Team up with a Video or Music Lead, pitch your music video idea and plan for your production.


Moderate and Award

April 15 - May 11

30 projects from BC and AB  will be awarded $10K each in production grants.


Production & Delivery

May 11 - July 10

30 favourites each get $10k to produce their music video, which will be published for Phase 2 community voting and showcased on TELUS Optik™ TV On Demand and online.

Top Awards

Starting July 10 - August 4, 2017 the 30 finalists from Phase 1 enter Phase 2 voting. Two winning music videos are selected to receive Top Awards valued at $10,000, aimed at providing training and mentorship to elevate careers. 

It's your Opportunity
Make it happen

Seeking Local Talent With Fresh Ideas:

Participation Perks

    • Apply for 1 of 30 X $10,000 grants + distribution on Optik TV
    • Become a finalist to compete for a training and mentorship valued at $10,000 .
    • Make content that matters to you and retain rights to your produced work
    • Showcase your talent in the Creators Directory
    • Connect with new audiences and gain exposure
    • Join STORYHIVE™ events and workshops
Application FAQ Guidelines

Get Ready to Pitch your Music Video:

Project Checklist

    • Great idea for a music video (2-6 minutes)
    • A project team (minimum of 2, made up of a Music Lead and a Video Lead)
    • Eligible Project Leads (Canadian Citizen and resident in an eligible BC or AB)
    • Multimedia submission (pitch video, title card, box art, lyrics + creative treatment)
    • Song Title
    • About the song (enter text, maximum 350 characters)
    • Genre of music (select one from list)
    • A budget breakdown

Phase 1 Voting: Apr 24 - May 1