Youth (ages 16-19) • Film Group Mentorship Program Guidelines

Open to Youth aged 16 -19 years old. Program runs from February 8 – April 26, 2017

Lead Mentor: Milos Mitrovic Program Partner: Winnipeg Film Group

This program, led by a professional filmmaker, will introduce participants to the art of filmmaking, from writing and storytelling to the technical side of making films. Youth will meet with a variety of guest mentors from Manitoba’s film industry. Participants will have the opportunity to make and screen a short film.

Location:  Winnipeg Film Group – 3rd Floor – 100 Arthur St.
Time: 6:00 – 8:00
Dates: Every Wednesday, from Feb. 8 until Apr. 27 (No session on March
29th due to Spring Break). There will also be a one-weekend shoot – April 8 & 9.

Film screening special event – Wednesday, April 26 at Cinematheque

All selected youth will:

  1. Demonstrate strong aptitude and interest in storytelling, writing, communications or technical aspects of filmmaking.
  2. Articulate concise goals for participation (on the application form).
  3. Demonstrate a strong work ethic and enthusiasm for learning.
  4. Demonstrate basic computer skills -program communication will be conductedon-line.

Application process:

  1. Discuss your application with a ‘nominator’ (adult not related to you), who is a present or former teacher or other leader in an artistic discipline
  2. Have nominator fill out the Nominator’s Form (part of your Application Form) and ask that it be returned to you
  3. Fill out the application form – include a teacher’s signature, if you are in high school.
  4. Submit completed form along with your resume if you have one. Applicants under 18years of age require the signature of a parent or guardian.

Applications are online – Submit to:

ACI Manitoba, 300-245 McDermot Ave Winnipeg MB, R3B 0S6 By Fax: 204.927.2789 or By Email: mentor@creativemanitoba.ca Visit our website: creativemanitoba.ca or call 204 927-2787

APPLICATION DEADLINE is: Friday, November 25, 2016

Arts & Cultural Industries Association of Manitoba (ACI)

Careers in the Arts funded by the Province of Manitoba

Download:  http://www.creativemanitoba.ca/uploads/ck/files/WFG%20Guidelines%202017(1).pdf