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Your idea

NSI Mentorship
15 Months
Scripted Film Project

We’re looking for original, compelling scripted stories that are set in and reflect your local community.

All narrative genres are eligible.

Examples of eligible genres include (but are not limited to): Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance, Suspense, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror, Western, Musical.

Your project can be either a standalone film or a pilot episode for a series.

All projects must adhere to a G or PG rating.

The following types of formats are ineligible for the STORYHIVE Scripted Edition:

  • All non-fiction programs including documentaries and reality shows

  • Music Videos

  • Animation (can include animated elements, but no fully animated projects)

  • Video games and other applications; and Websites

  • Non-Canadian content

  • Slow television, or any programming genre without sound, action, or people (bird cams, yule logs, traffic cameras, silent films, etc.)

  • Audio-only content

  • Docusoaps

  • News or reporting (current event style coverage)

  • Promotional and advertorial content

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