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Create a STORYHIVE account

You’re one step closer to getting started on STORYHIVE. Please read the following rules and information regarding eligibility and signing up for your account.

Register for an account Join now
At the top of the page, click on the “Join now” button to register an account for STORYHIVE.

Check your eligibility

Eligibility checklist

Please make sure that you are eligible for the STORYHIVE program prior to signing up for an account. These are the following criteria for creating an account:

  1. You must be a Citizen or permanent resident of Canada and be 18 years or older. 

  2. Team leads need to reside in one of the eligible communities in British Columbia or Alberta.

  3. If you do not qualify as a Team Lead, you can still create a STORYHIVE account to participate as a team member.

Read more about eligibility on our support pages

Register for an account

You can sign up and complete your profile by clicking Join now on our homepage. The profile creation form takes about 10 minutes to complete.

Create an account join now
At the top of the page, click on the “Join now” button to register an account for STORYHIVE.

Once clicked, you will be redirected to create your account in a 3 step flow to set up your login credentials, your eligibility information and profile information.

Step 1: Login credentials

In order to create your account, you will need to provide your account details:

  • Email

  • First Name

  • Last Name

  • Password

Create an account 2
First step in the registration process requires you to sign up with your social media accounts or by manually entering your contact information and credentials for STORYHIVE.

Please make sure your password must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum 8 characters in length, no spaces

  • Must contain lowercase letters, uppercase letters, and numbers

  • Must not contain more than 2 repeated characters

  • Must not include more than 2 characters in sequence (eg. 123, abc)

You can also link your social accounts with STORHIVE using Facebook or Google social buttons. Once linked, you will need to confirm your email address as we will send you progress emails on your application for ongoing Editions.

confirm your email
You must confirm the email address linked can be accessed by you when we are sending updates about STORYHIVE and your application.

Step 2: Eligibility information

In the next part of account registration, you are required to provide information related to our program eligibility:

  • Date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy)

  • Address (if awarded a grant current proof of residency will be required)

You can also upload your profile avatar for STORYHIVE at this step (JPEG, PNG, GIF; minimum 500 x 500 pixels; maximum 5MB file size)

Create an account address
You must meet the age requirement in order to create an account and participate in Editions. Although you do not need to have a BC or AB address in order to register, BC and AB addresses will be required for Project Leads applying for grants.

Step 3: Profile information

When setting up your profile during account creation, we ask the following information is optional for registration:

  • Bio/Experience Summary (Maximum 800 characters)

  • Professional social links (LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Vimeo, Instagram, Facebook, Website)

  • Demo Reel (Video Link)

  • Production Skills (Search for production skills you can contribute to STORYHIVE projects. No previous experience is required to apply for funding.)

  • Seeking Collaborators or opportunities (A tag shown on Creator Directory to recruit other collaborators and to get recruited by other creators - this will remain optional and will not affect completion progress of your profile)

  • Diversity information (gender, ethnicity, indigeneity, barriers - these information will not be shared or seen by public)

Create an account about you
In the last step of registration, you have the option to fill out your profile information. Your profile will need to be filled out and be completed in order for your profile to be featured on the Creator Directory.

Set up your profile

Complete your profile

After you have created your STORYHIVE account, you can access your Profile in authenticated state. If you are not logged in, login to STORYHIVE and click onto your Profile image (top right).

Complete your profile
At the top of the page, click on your profile avatar to access your “Profile” page, and “Settings” page.

From account registration, your profile page should be partially filled with key information (Account info, STORYHIVE Profile, Grant eligibility and Diversity info). You can make additional edits at any time to your profile by clicking on Edit Information.

Profile view edit delete
In your “Profile”, you can view, edit or delete your account.

Before you get started on your funding application, it is highly recommended that you complete your profile as a part of a successful funding process. Completed profiles will be shown in the Creator Directory as well as in Project pages that you have participated in.

When you are done with editing your profile, click Save to save all changes to your profile information. And once your profile is complete, your profile is public and can be seen in the Creator Directory.

Creator directory settings
You can save any edits on your profile by clicking on ‘Save changes’ button on the page. Exiting out of the page will not save your changes.

Your next steps

Now that you have an account with STORYHIVE and a completed profile, you can start:

  • Learning about the Submission rules for the edition you are applying for

  • Applying for any ongoing Editions 

  • Looking for teammates to collaborate with your project in the Creator directory

Finding a team to collaborate with in the Creator directory

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