Special Call for Web Series

Selected applicants may receive up to $25,000 to create a pilot episode and $140,000 toward the Web series.

TELUS Fund is looking for English-language Web series targeted to more than 8M Canadians who are providing unpaid care for loved ones.

$25k to create a pilot episode

Deadline: October 18, 2021
TELUS Fund will finance up to 75% of the selected Web series development budget to a max of $25,000 or $5,000 per minute, whichever is less.

$140k to produce
the Web series

Deadline: February 14, 2022
TELUS Fund will finance up to 75% of the selected Web series production budget to a max of $140,000 or $5,000 per minute, whichever is less.

How to apply

Use the checklist below to confirm your company and project are eligible.
Complete this online Special call application form.

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 two 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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