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The Academy Apprenticeship for Women Directors is a six month program running mid-September 2017 to mid-March 2018. This program is intended to provide intensive professional development to 6 emerging female content creators across the country by pairing each apprentice with an established Director currently working on a project.   Best efforts will be made to make selections from 6 different provinces/territories to have representation from coast to coast to coast. Please refer to our FAQ page for more information.

Who Can Apply?

Applications will be accepted from those individuals who have experience directing content in film, television, digital media, music videos, short films and/or commercials. All applicants must be able to commit 20-25 hours each month over the six (6) month program as well as attend approximately 2-3 festivals throughout Canada*. The apprenticeship is open to current Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents and Landed Immigrants only. You do not need to be a member of the Academy to apply.


*Travel and hotel to be provided when necessary.


Deadline to Submit: Friday June 23, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET


For questions contact Andrya Duff at

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