Phase One

NOTE: We are working on a new schedule for the 2021/2022 FILM 5 term. The dates shown on these page are from past FILM 5 terms; while the new schedule will look similar, the dates will be slightly different each year. The application deadline for the 2021/2022 FILM 5 term is September 20, 2021.

Phase I – Project Development (October – December)
Up to eight Teams will be accepted into the Project Development Phase of the program. Teams will attend weekend and evening workshops designed to assist them in the development of their projects. Each Team Member must participate in the workshops applicable to his or her role. Only Teams who have participated in the required workshops will be eligible to apply to the Production Phase.

Phase I – Schedule at a Glance  2019/2020
September 23 – FILM 5 Application Deadline
October 14 – Participants Informed of Acceptance
October 22 – Orientation Session
October 26 & 27 – Screenwriters Intensive
November 7 – Script Rewrites Deadline
November 11 – FILM 5 Tuition Deadline – Pay Online Here
November 9 & 10 – Producers Intensive
November 16 & 17 – Directors Intensive
November 19 – Budgeting Session
November 23 – Pitching Workshop
November 26 – Budget Rewrites Deadline
December 2 – Phase II Application Deadline
December 10  – Pitch to Jury

More Info: Phase One Schedule, Phase One Deliverables, Phase One Principles, Phase Two, Trainee Component