Now in its eighth year, the Kodak New Vision Mentorship is a national competitive program that provides an emerging/mid-career Canadian woman director with the opportunity to attend the Toronto International Film Festival and receive business and creative coaching from established industry professionals.
WIFT-T is pleased to announce emerging writer/director/producer Simonee Chichester as winner of the 2012 Kodak New Vision Mentorship. Chichester will receive coaching and mentorship from Tamara Shannon, Vice President of Marketing at Entertainment One Films Canada, and Ingrid Veninger, internationally-acclaimed producer/director (I am a good person/I am a bad person, Modra). The sessions will focus on the business and creative development of Chichester’s current feature film project, Merv. Read more.
- Preparation for the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival with an experienced industry professional
- Post-TIFF sessions with an established director
- Complimentary TIFF registration and access to professional seminars and training
- $5,000 off the purchase of Kodak Motion Picture film stock and a Kodak digital camera valued at $500
- Announcement of mentorship winner at the WIFT-T Reception @ TIFF
- Presentation at the 2012 Crystal Awards Gala Luncheon
- Guidance for post-TIFF follow-up
Application Deadline: Monday June 25, 2012, 5PM EDT (Closed)
Please note that applications for the 2012 Kodak New Vision Mentorship are now closed.
For more information, please contact Renée Robinson, Programming & Business Affairs Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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