The Project Lead must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada residing in BC or Alberta.
The Project Lead’s community of residence must be one of STORYHIVE’s eligible communities and the Project Lead must be able to supply current proof of residency for the address listed on their submission. Other team members beside the Project Lead are not required to be a resident of an eligible community. Please see the list of eligible communities.
Note: If you are a resident of an Indigenous community close to one of the listed eligible communities, please reach out to us at email@example.com to verify your eligibility.
Previous experience is not required to be eligible. The Project Lead can be a first time producer/filmmaker.
The project must have a self-identified female in at least one of the following key creative roles: Producer, Director, Writer, Director of Photography, Head Animator (for animation projects only), Storyboard Artist (for animation projects only), Editor, Composer, Production Designer.
For more details, please see the eligibility section in the 2020 STORYHIVE Local Heroes Documentary Edition Submission Guidelines and Rules.