2019 Documentary Edition

Reel news.

STORYHIVE is funding 30 documentaries that get to the heart of where we live.



STORYHIVE provides production grants to creators in British Columbia and Alberta.


Apr 9, 2019 - May 7, 2019

Plan for your production and wow us with your application and pitch video.


May 28, 2019 - Jul 17, 2019

30 projects will be selected to receive production funding, training and mentorship, and distribution support.  15 projects will be selected by votes from the community and 15 will be selected by a jury. Each awarded project will receive a $50,000 production grant.


Jul 23, 2019 - Jun 1, 2020

Each successful team will work with mentors to produce a project 20 - 60 minutes in duration. Projects will be featured on select TELUS platforms in 2020. 

It's Your Opportunity. Make it Happen.

Participation Perks:

    • Apply for 1 of 30 x $50,000 grants + distribution on select TELUS platforms
    • Make content that matters to you and retain rights to your produced work
    • Showcase your talent in STORYHIVE's Creator Directory and connect with local creatives
    • Gain exposure to new audiences
    • Join the STORYHIVE community and get access to special events and workshops
Application FAQ

Project Checklist:

    • Great idea for a documentary (see submission rules)
    • Eligible Project Lead (Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada AND resident of an eligible community in BC or AB 
    • Multimedia submission (60-second pitch video, title card, box art, community relevance)
    • A budget breakdown
    • Detailed Pitch Document

Voting Starts In 40 days