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Application Deadline: October 2nd

SAW Video’s Indigenous Voices Mentorship Fund provides production support for emerging First Nations, Métis and Inuit media artists who wish to explore the creative potential of video. In addition to monetary and equipment support, the fund offers a mentorship component aimed at supporting emerging artists as they make their first independent work. Two grants will be awarded per year.  Participants will have one year to make their videos and will be assigned a mentor whose role is to advise them throughout the process.

Aimed at individuals new to video, Indigenous Voices welcomes mid-career and established artists in other disciplines seeking to make their first video.Successful applicant receives:



•    a one-year producing membership at SAW Video

•    a $400 cash honoraria

•    a minimum of 20 hours of consultation with an Indigenous mentor

•    up to $1,200 in access to SAW Video production and post-production equipment

•    2 mandatory workshops in production + post and 2 elective workshops

Indigenous mid-career and established media artists are encouraged to apply to SAW Video’s Production Fund grant. 

Questions? See the General Criteria section, the SAW Video Grant Guidelines and Application Form, or contact the administrative coordinator at 613-238-7648 or sawvideo@sawvideo.com.


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