2019 Web Series Edition

Start your engines.

The 2019 web series edition starts August 21 with 40 x $20,000 grants to make a pilot.

   

HOW IT WORKS

STORYHIVE offers production funding, training, mentorship and distribution to emerging content creators in BC and Alberta.  

1
PITCH & PLAN

August 21 – September 19, 2019

Send us your Web Series idea and the plan for your production.
More details

2
AWARDS + SCREEN TIME

December 2019 – June 2020

40 selected projects each receive training, mentorship and $20k to produce their Web Series Pilot, which is showcased on TELUS Optik™ TV On Demand and online.

3
2 X SERIES AWARD

August 2020

In August 2020, the 40 finalists from Phase 1 will enter Phase 2. One pilot in each province will be selected by a jury to receive a $60,000 grant to produce their Web Series, additional training and mentorship plus distribution on Telus Optik TV On Demand.

It's your Opportunity
Make it happen


Seeking Local Talent With Fresh Ideas

This is your chance to:

    • Apply for 1 of 40 X $20,000 grants to produce your Web Series Pilot and receive distribution on TELUS Optik TV On Demand
    • Be eligible to receive $60,000 to produce your Web Series
    • Make content that matters to you and retain the rights to your produced work
    • Showcase your talent in the Creator Directory
    • Connect with new audiences and gain exposure
    • Join STORYHIVE™ events and workshops
Application FAQ

Get Ready to Pitch your Web Pilot:

Project Checklist

    • Great idea for a web series
    • Eligible Project Lead (see eligibility requirements in our Submission Rules)
    • A project team (Optional)
    • Multimedia submission (60-second pitch video, title card, box art) See Submission Rules
    • A budget breakdown