2021 Black Creators Edition

STORYHIVE and the Black Screen Office (BSO) Black Screen Office (BSO) are spotlighting Black excellence: 30 emerging Black creators are embarking on their film project with $20,000 in production funding along with training and mentorship, plus additional top-up funding from Creative BC for BC teams.

How it works

  1. Pitch + Plan

    Sept 1 - Oct 6, 2021

    Submit your digital short idea and plan for your production. Before applying to the 2021 Black Creators Edition, please be sure to also read the Submission Rules.

  2. Award

    Jan 20, 2022

    A team of industry experts and TELUS team members will select 20 projects to receive production funding, training, mentorship and distribution support. Each awarded project receives a $20,000 production grant. BC projects will receive additional top up funding from Creative BC.

  3. Learn + Create

    Feb 12 - Dec 13, 2022

    Each successful team will work with mentors to produce and deliver a short program, 10+ minutes in duration, and a supplementary content piece, 30+ minutes in duration. Projects will be featured on select TELUS platforms in 2023.

Past programs