22 weeks
Paid by artist:

Tuition for this prestigous programme is $5500! But.. A limited number of partial scholarships are available.

Application guidelines:

Admission to the Film Resident Programme is highly competitive and is available exclusively to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents.

Deadline on April 28 is for the Summer sessions - read more here.

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Canadian Film Centre / The Film program

Canadian Film Centre / The Film program


The Canadian Film Centre is Canada's foremost institution for advanced training and production in film, television and new media. Comprised of four labs: Directors’ Lab, Editors’ Lab, Writers’ Lab and Producers’ Lab, the programme is designed as an evolving and complex series of cross discipline and discipline specific exercises, productions, case studies, workshops ond individual sessions. These activities are woven together to deliver the highest level of self learning, content development, artistic and cultural expression, professional advancement and entrepreunerial know how. They develop a filmmaker’s technical and collaborative skills saavy in an intensely demanding, creative and professional environment and provide hemwith the tools and resources to help market their skills, establish themselves and their business, and develop projects for the marketplace.


You’ll leave the programme with a thorough understanding of your creative and professional abilities and resources, your personal expression, the filmmaking process and the role your discipline plays in it, as well as many strong professional relationships, a vibrant dramatic portfolio and a developed feature project .

Contact information

2489 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M2L 1A8 ON M2L 1A8

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