There are no deadlines, and producers may apply at any time throughout the year.

In addition a number of key program changes have been implemented. Please read the new guidelines thoroughly (note: new to the guidelines starting September 2019, is the ability for Story Option applications to be pitched beyond as limited TV series, instead of solely feature films.)

Script-Development-Program-Checklist-and-Guidelines_2020 (click, or right-click below to download):

Please see the following FAQ regarding our new program changes:


Applications portals (click on the appropriate link below to start your application):

Story Optioning – First Option
Story Optioning – Option renewal
First To Second Draft
Second To Final Draft
Polish & Packaging

Other documentation
Application Tips


 To access the French language program forms, please click here

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