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2019 Documentary

Local stories, amplified. 30 documentarians were awarded $50,000 to tell the stories of their community.

Featured projects

Edmonton, AB

Punjabi Pioneers of Alberta

Kamloops, BC

Sit. Stay. Search.

Calgary, AB

Breaking Barriers

Grande Prairie, AB

Undefeated: Journey to the Deathrace
  1. PITCH + PLAN

    Apr 9, 2019 - May 7, 2019

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

  2. VOTE + AWARD

    May 28, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019

    A team of industry experts and TELUS team members selected 30 projects to receive production funding, training and mentorship, and distribution support. Each awarded project will receive $50,000 production grant to make a documentary. BC projects will receive additional top-up funding from Creative BC.

  3. LEARN + CREATE

    Jul 26, 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. 

Past editions