Ontario Creates IDM Fund Futures Program
Designed to assist and fast-track applicants applying to Ontario Creates Interactive Digital Media Fund programs. Let us help you submit a winning application!
The Ontario Creates IDM Fund Futures Program is a six-part online program that provides potential funding applicants (companies and individuals) with the skills required to fast-track their knowledge acquisition and enhance the competitiveness of their company when applying to the Ontario Creates Interactive Digital Media (IDM) Fund Concept Definition and Production programs.
The curriculum focuses on application requirements and deliverables, in an effort to provide less-experienced applicants with the knowledge and resources necessary to submit a complete and well-crafted funding application.
Teams must be prepared to have at least one member available to attend all six parts of this intensive program.
More details on Ontario Creates: ontariocreates.ca
Deadline: Oct 1
October 18 - 20th Business Plan
Alexandra Bayer, Werner Artinger
MISS BONITA AND FRIENDS
JAMES JARRETT MUST SING
GIRL MEETS GOY
Kristian Roberts has dedicated much of his work to understanding how emerging technologies impact the creative economy in Canada. Lola Zhang is a consultant who brings market research, business intelligence, critical examination and data interpretation skills to projects.
Instructor: Kristian Roberts, Loa Zhang - Nordicity
Andra Sheffer is the former CEO of private Funds supporting the Canadian digital media, television and film industries: the Independent Production Fund (1991-2019) which invests in scripted drama series created for digital platforms.
Instructor:Andra Sheffer, former head of IPF
Kevin worked previously as Senior Vice-President, Programming for Astral Television Networks where he was responsible for the acquisition and scheduling of content for HBO Canada, The Movie Network, TMN Encore, The Family Channel, Disney Junior Canada and Disney XD Canada.
Instructor: Kevin Wright - owner of the Optimal Pitch
BUSINESS & FINANCE
Lauren Corber is an International Emmy-nominated producer and the founder/president of LoCo Motion Pictures. One of Canada’s leading digital content producers, Lauren has produced several series including International Emmy nominee, How to Buy a Baby. The series won a Canadian Screen Award for best Short Form Series and Best Comedy at the Indie Series Awards, Best Writing and Best Lead Performance at the International Academy of Web Television Awards and has been invited to screen at festivals worldwide. She also produced two seasons of the Canadian Screen Award-winning CBC comedy, My 90-Year-Old Roommate starring Paul Soles (Spider-Man) that has over 1 million views.
Instructor: Lauren Corber, Loco Motion Pictures
Danielle Hébert has worked with the Industry Initiatives team at Ontario Creates for almost two years, specifically delivering the Interactive Digital Media Fund. She is currently in a Program Consultant role focussing on the Concept Definition and Production streams as well as the Industry Development Program. She is a graduate of Brock University (Dramatic Arts) and a public servant for over 11 years which includes working on the Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games. The cultural media industries are her passion and she is proud to now combine that with her public servant experience to support Ontario companies and help them grow.Instructor: Danielle Hebert - Ontario Creates
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