Legally, the Project Lead is the grant applicant who is required to meet eligibility criteria, and manage the application requirements during the application period.
The Project Lead can be a first time producer/filmmaker - previous experience is not required to be eligible.
The Project Lead leads the project throughout the voting period (for editions with voting).
If awarded a grant, the Project Lead must submit documentation requirements, manage production expectations and deliver the finished video to TELUS Optik™ TV On Demand by the deadline.
The Grant is awarded to the Project Lead and is non-transferable. If the Project Lead wishes to execute the TELUS Grant Agreement under a company name, the Project Lead must own and control at least 51% of the company and the company must be have a current address in the Project Lead’s Community of Residence.
The Project Lead retains all the rights, including copyright and releases to the completed Project.Once a Project is submitted, the Project Lead cannot change.