Special Call for Web Series

TELUS Fund will finance English-language web series targeted to Canadians caregivers. More than 8 million Canadians are estimated to be providing unpaid care during these challenging times. Applicants to the Special Call must take precautions to ensure the safety of the production team, caregivers and care recipients.

$25k to create a pilot episode

CLOSED
The first stage of the Special Call for Web Series is complete and selected candidates have received funding.

$140k to produce
the web series

CLOSED
Stay tuned for news of selected candidates to receive production financing to create their web series idea.

How to apply

The special call is now closed. Applications are no longer being accepted.
Stay tuned for future special calls from TELUS Fund.
For more information, please email info@telusfund.ca.

Minimum Requirements

The Applicant is:

  • checkmark_1 primarily in the business of producing professional media content
  • checkmark_1 headquartered in Canada
  • checkmark_1 a for-profit taxable corporation (within the meaning of Canada’s Income Tax Act)
  • checkmark_1 Canadian-controlled (Sections 26 to 28 of the Investment Canada Act)
  • checkmark_1 the owner and controller of all the rights necessary to produce the web series and to distribute and exploit it throughout the world in all manners, languages and media in perpetuity
  • checkmark_1 able to demonstrate a successful track record delivering quality content of comparable size and scope

The Content:

  • checkmark_1 will be targeted to caregiver audiences in Canada
  • checkmark_1 is produced in the English language
  • checkmark_1 comprises at least 8 related episodes of between three and six minutes in duration per episode
  • checkmark_1 is produced in Canada with at least 75% of eligible costs being Canadian costs and include a significant contribution from the Canadian independent production sector
  • checkmark_1 is closed captioned and contain described video
  • checkmark_1 meets the definition of eligible program categories, except News, Reporting, and Actualities, or Sports

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