2019 Community Youth Edition

Fresh to frame.

Inspire youth in the Okanagan to create their own films about digital citizenship, and you could receive $10K in production funding, as well as training and mentorship for the team. Teachers, schools and youth facilitators are invited to apply for the inaugural Youth Community Stories program.


Youth Community Stories is a pilot program in partnership with Reel Youth which provides free production training, film mentorship and $10,000 in production funding for schools and organizations working with youth in the Okanagan area. Please email storyhive@reelyouth.ca if you need support or have questions. We're here to help!


September 24, 2019 - November 15, 2019

Read the Submission Rules and FAQs. Fill out an application form and tell us about your team with a 90 second video. Tell us why your team is passionate about filmmaking and digital citizenship.


Week of December 2, 2019

Successful teams will be notified the week of December 2, 2019.


February 8, 2020 - June 26, 2020

Successful teams will be awarded $10,000 and an invitation to attend a weekend training workshop in February. Teams will also receive mentorship through Reel Youth to help through the filmmaking process. The completed short films will be featured on select TELUS platforms in 2020.