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Harold Greenberg Fund



To apply click HERE

Please contact Alan Bacchus with any questions regarding these Programs:

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:

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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