Calling all Women Of Colour Producers: CineFAM still has 2 spots open for annual our 2019 Incubator Program during TIFF


Are you a female producer of color based in Toronto? Apply now for a Scholarship to attend the 10th annual 2019 CIneFAM/ CaribbeanTales Incubator Program this September.

Applicants should be an emerging or mid-career female producer from a visible minority group.

Delegates and mentors at Durban’s CineFAM South Africa Incubator program in July
Selected candidates will work with an assigned director/creator to develop their package and prepare to pitch it. The workshop takes the form of  3 days of intensive workshops, which will train teams in all aspects of the business of film and TV Series.

It culminates in the Big Pitch Breakfast (in partnership with TIFF), where participants pitch their projects to a panel of international delegates in the industry. Participants will have the opportunity to work with CTI Executive Producers over the course of eight months in order to take their projects to the next stage.

Pitching a series at The Big Pitch!
Important Dates

August 22nd-30th, 2019: A week of online “Advanced Prep” to prepare for the Program
September 3 – 6, 2019: THE INCUBATOR – three (3) full days of workshops, and networking opportunities

September 8, 2019: THE BIG PITCH! Produced in partnership with TIFF Industry where participants pitch their projects to industry professionals.
Apply now to with:

Apply now to with: 

  • Contact information
  • Your bio and CV

For more information, visit our website

Crowds of delegates, judges and audience members at The Big Pitch!
at TIFF Bell Lightbox

About CineFAM

CineFam — a registered not-for-profit company in Canada — is a Haitian Creole word meaning “films by women”. Our mandate is to support bold, original film stories by Women of Colour Creators around the globe. Since 2016, our annual activities include: a 1-day film festival; a Micro-Cinema Challenge in partnership with Trinity Square Video and Ryerson Image Arts Program;  a feature film incubator in partnership with Telefilm’s Talent to Watch Progam, a Co-production Accelerator program in partnership with the Durban Filmmart.

About CaribbeanTales

CaribbeanTales (CTMG) is a group of media companies that produces, markets, and exhibits Caribbean-themed films for regional and international distribution, including: CaribbeanTales Worldwide Distribution, the first and largest full-service film distribution company in the English-speaking Caribbean’ and CaribbeanTales Inc a registered Charity in Canada. Activities include: The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival  now in its 14th year that celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean heritage who practise their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide ; Caribbeantales-TV a VOD streaming service for Caribbean films; and CaribbeanTalesFlix, our production arm.

About CaribbeanTales Incubator

The renowned CaribbeanTales Incubator (CTI) a year-round development and production hub for Caribbean and Caribbean Diaspora Producers that aims to create strong, compelling and sustainable content for the global market. Now in its 10th year, the Incubator has trained over 150 filmmakers from the Caribbean region and its global diaspora.

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