2018 Music Edition

From Fan to Filmmaker.

Team up with your favourite local act and take their music video idea to the screen. We've got $10K grants for 40 teams across BC & Alberta. Apply by October 2.



STORYHIVE is a simple production funding and distribution competition for emerging content creators in BC and Alberta

Partner + Pitch + Plan

Sept 10 - Oct 2

Team up with a Video or Music Lead, pitch your music video idea and plan for your production.

Moderate + Award

Oct 3 - Nov 9

40 projects from BC and AB  will be awarded $10K each in production grants.

Production + Delivery

Nov 10 - Apr 9

40 favourites each get $10k to produce their music video, which will be showcased on TELUS Optik™ TV On Demand and online.

It's your Opportunity
Make it happen

Seeking Local Talent With Fresh Ideas:

Participation Perks

    • Apply for 1 of 40 X $10,000 grants + distribution on Optik TV
    • Make content that matters to you and retain rights to your produced work
    • Showcase your talent in the Creators Directory
    • Connect with new audiences and gain exposure
    • Join STORYHIVE™ events and workshops

Get Ready to Pitch your Music Video:

Project Checklist

    • Great idea for a music video (2-6 minutes)
    • A project team (minimum of 2, made up of a Music Lead and a Video Lead)
    • Eligible Project Lead (Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada and be a resident of BC or AB)
    • Online submission (pitch video, title card, box art, lyrics + creative treatment)
    • Song Title
    • About the song (enter text, maximum 350 characters)
    • Genre of music (select one from list)
    • A budget breakdown

Voting: Oct 15 - Oct 18