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Calgarians are creators, storytellers and innovators. From film and TV to interactive digital media, Calgary has the crews, talent and venues for any creative endeavour. More than 24,000 people are employed by more than 4,400 businesses in the creative industries sector. This talent pipeline continues to be fed by more than 3,200 creative and film industry post-secondary graduates annually.

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Calgary Economic Development, in partnership with Content Canada and Canada Consulate General of Canada, Los Angeles, and with funding from Western Economic Diversification, is proud to announce the launch of the Alberta Producer Accelerator (APA) Program to help deliver the projects of Alberta television and film producers to the global stage.  

>> The APA Program for the first cohort runs December 2020 through March 2021. <<

 

▶ PROGRAM DETAILS:

The APA Program will offer training, one-to-one mentorship, and access to key decision makers for up to ten selected finalists. The six-week curriculum is comprised of weekly mentorship sessions, industry expert-led online masterclasses and advisor check-ins, all of which culminates in vital one-on-one pitch opportunities with national and international decision makers.

 

▶ ELIGIBILITY:

The APA Program is open to producers with registered Alberta content who have worked in the industry for 3+ years, have a body of work and are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment. 

 

▶ DEADLINE:

The deadline has passed for the first cohort.

 

For more information, please email [email protected]

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Calgary is a safe city for your production, plus your talent and crews will love it here. Explore why >

 

 

 

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Luke Azevedo

Commissioner, Film, Television & Creative Industries

The Calgary Film Centre is a world-class facility suitably equipped and serviced so you can tell your story with ease.

Conveniently located 25 minutes from the Calgary airport and 20 minutes from downtown, the Calgary Film Centre has 50,000 square feet of purpose-built studios and 25,000 square feet of multipurpose warehouse and workshop spaces, complemented by anchor tenant William F. White International.

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