Deadline:  Deadline extended! … to December 12, 2018 – 11:59pm (of the timezone you’re applying from)

To apply click HERE

Please contact Alan Bacchus with any questions regarding these Programs at (416) 384-3446 or

An initiative of The Harold Greenberg Fund in association with Crave, the Shorts-to-Features program is designed to greenlight and finance the production of short films, in the amount of $32,000 each, from emerging Canadian filmmakers to use as a calling card for a feature film currently in development.

Eligible projects (click HERE for guidelines):

  • Short film scripts 10 pages or under
  • Writer, producer, director teams, each of whom have not had a feature film produced
  • Writer, producer, director must be Canadian
  • Projects must be in English
  • Projects can come from anywhere within Canada
  • All teams must submit a feature script (75pg -12opgs) which creatively relates to the short film

Program highlights:

  • Production financing in the amount of $32,000 per project
  • Additional provincial financing is available from provincial agencies with complimentary programs
  • Guaranteed script development support ($5,000) for the feature film version
  • In-Kind production and marketing support available


Deadline: TBC for 2019

Please read the following guidelines:  HGF-BC-Shorts-Guidelines

To apply click HERE

Please contact Alan Bacchus with any questions regarding these Programs at (416) 384-3446 or

The Harold Greenberg Fund and Creative BC presents the ‘HGF/BC Shorts Program’. A financing initiative designed to bolster the emerging talent in BC, this program offers 3 emerging filmmaking teams $20,000 each to make 15min dramatic short films aimed at showcasing new creative visions and further their careers toward feature filmmaking.

Eligible projects:

  • Short film scripts 15 pages or under
  • Writer, director and producer must not have had a credit on a feature film in their discipline
  • Writer, producer, director must be Canadian
  • Producer and writer must reside in BC
  • Applicant company must be a BC incorporated company or a federally incorporated company with headquarters in BC (applicants not incorporated at the time of application are still eligible, but must incorporate if selected into the program)

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