By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act July 11, 2012 at 11:05AM
Call For Submissions: 2012 Toronto Incubator Program
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS July 15th 2012.
You still have time to apply for the 2012 CaribbeanTales Market Incubator Program, that will take place in Toronto between Sept 4th and 9th 2012. Fifteen producers will be selected on a competitive basis to attend.
Please submit your film project proposal to Malinda Francis, Incubator Co-ordinatoe at CaribbeanTales@gmail.com.
This can be a project in development or completed.
Your package should include the following:
Name of project; writer/director/producer/production company; length of film, format, country of production, logline, synopsis, filmmaker bio, Target audience, financing plan; and, (if available) trailer.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Incubator is a 5-day program that includes the following: Attendance at 3-day CTWD Market Incubator, Attendance at Networking Event/Launch Party, Attendance at CTWD Pitching event, including one-on-one meetings with buyers attending TIFF, Informal networking opportunities for filmmakers, Mentoring Opportunities, led by international consultants, TIFF Industry pass that including participation in selected TIFF events.
The Incubator is open to producers and filmmakers of Caribbean-themed content, and producers of content that is of relevance to Caribbean and Diaspora audiences, who wish to acquire the tools and techniques necessary to present and promote their projects in the framework of an international market.
If selected, participants are responsible for their own travel costs and accomodation costs, and for the Registration fee.
CaribbeanTales benefits from preferential hotel rates at the 5-star Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Toronto : $50 Shared room; $100 Single Room.
Early-Bird Registration (by August 1) : $400 USD
Registration fee: $500 USD by August 20th
Late Registration fee: $700 USD by September 1
A limited number of full and partial scholarships are available.
If selected, and following an assessment interview with the CaribbeanTales Team. you may be invited to apply for one.