* Applications can be submitted in French

This is an all-inclusive fund, which provides $3,000 in cash and $2,000 in services towards a small film or video project. This fund supports work in narrative, experimental and documentary, or hybrid/cross-genre work.

In addition to the cash and services component, First Film Fund award recipients are also provided the one-on-one mentorship of an experienced filmmaker.

Because of the size of the funding award, proposed projects should be 3 – 5 minutes in length, and no longer. Projects that are more than 5 minutes in length are not eligible for the First Film Fund.

Inquiries regarding this funding program can be made to to Ivan Hughes, Production Centre Director, at 925-3456 ext 109 or


The Winnipeg Film Group gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of Manitoba Film & Music for our First Film Fund.