Coming in 2023/24: STORYHIVE Program Grants
Do you want to be a … video podcaster, digital content creator or filmmaker?
TELUS STORYHIVE has supported new and emerging content creators with production funding, training and mentorship since 2013 ‒ bringing hundreds of social purpose stories to life on TELUS Optik TV and around the world.
Here are a few exciting opportunities coming up for content creators from British Columbia and Alberta. No experience is required!
No matter where you are in your journey, we have a program for you.
STORYHIVE Video Podcast
Your Mic, Your Platform.
It's finally here! We are launching the Video Podcast program, a brand new program for podcasters with an emphasis on incorporating video to elevate the audience experience. Get $12,000 in production funding and create an 8 episode video podcast series with community conversations, candid discussions and deep dives on the topics you are curious about. Whether you’re picking up a mic for the first time, or looking to gain the support and tools to take your podcast to the next level, this program is for you.
Save the date:
Intake opens: December 5, 2023 until January 31, 2024
Ask Us Anything webinar: December 12, 2023 from 11am-12pm PT/12pm-1pm MT and streamed on TELUS Optik TV Channel 9 and STORYHIVE’s YouTube channel.
Your Passion, Your Community.
It’s the fourth season of STORYHIVE Voices! We are supporting new and emerging digital content creators with $10,000 in production funding, training and a community of support to create a 6 episode grassroots series that is reflective of your local community. From lifestyle shows to docuseries, we want to hear from you.
Save the date:
Intake opens: February 6 until March 20, 2024
Ask Us Anything webinar: February 13, 2024 and streamed on TELUS Optik TV Channel 9 and STORYHIVE’s YouTube channel.
STORYHIVE Scripted Edition
Your Story, Your Narrative.
You asked. We listened! Our next STORYHIVE Edition is focused on all scripted genres! We are seeking new and emerging filmmakers to produce a locally reflective scripted film project with $20,000 in production funding, training and mentorship with the National Screen Institute. Create and share diverse and compelling short to mid-length fiction films or community TV pilots - from comedies to dramas and beyond.
Save the date:
Intake opens: April 9 until May 21, 2024
Ask Us Anything webinar: April 16, 2024 and streamed on TELUS Optik TV Channel 9 and STORYHIVE’s YouTube channel
Other STORYHIVE programs you can get involved with have rolling applications on our partner websites – take the time to review if you’re eligible! Stay tuned in Spring 2024 for more information:
Be sure to follow us on STORYHIVE’s social media channels and visit the STORYHIVE website for updates and details. If you have any questions in the meantime, please reach out to email@example.com.
We look forward to reviewing your pitches!