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CINE⚡️SPARK
offers a production package worth more than
$17,500
to screenwriters and filmmakers from the Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands region

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CINE⚡SPARK Pitch Event - May 19th 2021 @ 7pm 02 web

📩  SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN  📩

Since 2017, CineVic's CINE⚡️SPARK production program has been supporting local artists with cash, services, and equipment toward the production of outstanding short films.

 

The only submission requirement is a complete screenplay, 10 pages or less. Scripts are blind judged, and the Top 5 pitch their projects in a live event at the annual Short Circuit Film Festival.


The best pitch receives a comprehensive production package to create their short film
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•  $13,500 in-kind equipment rentals from CineVic
• $2,500 in-kind equipment rentals from William F. White
•  $1,500 cash grant
•  $100 Modo driving credits toward production van rental
•  Production Insurance - 10 consecutive days of coverage ($195 value)
•  One-year complimentary CineVic Production Membership ($220 value)
• Your film will premiere at the Short Circuit Film Festival!

2021 CINE⚡SPARK winning pitch:

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Sarah Nicole Faucher
GOING HOME

*currently in production*

2020 CINE⚡SPARK winning pitch:

CINESPARK 2020 winner

Ann Marie Hak
WISHING FALL

*currently in production*

2019 CINE⚡SPARK winner:

LUCID
Premiered at the 2021 Short Circuit Film Festival

2018 CINE⚡SPARK winner:

NORMAN
Premiered at the 2019 Short Circuit Film Festival

2017 CINE⚡SPARK winner:

HER NAME IS DESTINY
Premiered at the 2018 Short Circuit Film Festival

📩  SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN  📩

Submissions Open:
September 1, 2021

Early Deadline:
November 1, 2021

Regular Deadline:
January 1, 2022

Late Deadline:
February 1, 2022

Top 5 Announcement:
April 2022

Top 5 Pitch Event:
May 2022

Please visit our FilmFreeway page for official program rules and submission information.

CineVic gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance and support of Canada Council for the Arts, Province of British Columbia, British Columbia Arts Council, and the CRD Arts Development Service.

Short Circuit and CINE⚡SPARK sponsors: