2020 Local Heroes Documentary Edition
Explore 36 new projects from the Local Heroes Documentary Edition filmed across British Columbia and Alberta, covering a range of topics from communities navigating through the global pandemic to heroic stories about inclusiveness, recovery and hope.
How it works
Pitch + PlanSept 10 - Oct 7
Send us your documentary short idea and plan for your production.
The jury will select 40 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.
Learn + CreateFeb 27 - Jul 14
Each successful team will work with mentors to produce and deliver a short documentary, 20+ minutes in duration, and a behind the scenes companion piece. Projects will be featured on select TELUS platforms in 2021.