Nova Scotia’s Elite Training Opportunity for Emerging Filmmakers

FILM 5 is a creative development program for emerging Nova Scotia filmmakers. The program provides a unique blend of classroom instruction, mentorship from experienced filmmakers and hands-on production experience for Writers, Directors, and Producers as well as training for aspiring technical crew.

CREATIVE TEAMS – DEADLINE Oct. 3rd 2017, 5pm

FILM 5 provides Creative Teams (Writer, Director and Producer) with professional development, project development, and relationship building opportunities. Up to eight teams receive training and mentorship through the Project Development Phase. Up to four of those Teams are selected to move to production, receiving $8,000 in cash and over $20,000 in services to complete a five-minute film.

CLICK HERE for information about the FILM 5 Program for Creative Teams


FILM 5 provides aspiring technical crew with the unique opportunity to apply practical skills they have developed in FILM 5 workshops and on-set. Working under professional key crew, trainees receive instruction while gaining invaluable hands-on experience.

CLICK HERE for information about the FILM 5 Program for Trainee Crew Members.

FILM 5 is presented with the participation of Telefilm Canada.