STORYHIVE has funded productions, supported filmmakers with mentorship and support from the National Screen Institute and brought hundreds of films to life online and around the world.
And we’re just getting started. Whether you’re just beginning your career, or you’ve shot thousands of hours of film and want to bring your dream project to life, STORYHIVE is here to help. Our goal is to celebrate your ideas and development with funding, distribution and support from TELUS to help BC and Alberta creators move their career goals ahead.
STORYHIVE is dedicated to creating and amplifying local stories and voices. Creators and community members based in BC and Alberta are invited to submit their completed projects, including single programs and series, to be featured on TELUS Optik TV™ On Demand through the Community Showcase program. (Find out more about how to reach 1M+ subscribers here.)
Every day, our community of hundreds of filmmakers across Canada is telling great stories and making amazing films. Our mission is to empower creators like you.
Share your big ideas with us and gear up for production.
Hustle and market your films to earn community votes.
Selected teams and projects will receive production grants, training and mentorship opportunities, as well as distribution on select TELUS platforms.
The finalists from Stage 1 will enter Stage 2 voting. Depending on the edition, winning videos will be selected to receive a larger grant (one in each province), plus training and mentorship opportunities and distribution on select TELUS platforms.
Great question. Joining STORYHIVE lets you: