On Screen Manitoba (OSM) & Winnipeg Film Group (WFG) Film Workshop Bursary is designed to support equity-deserving groups who are emerging artists and filmmakers experiencing financial barriers to taking workshops at the WFG.

This bursary aims to foster inclusivity and diversity in the film industry by providing financial assistance to those who need it most, such that everyone has the skills to see their stories come to life through film. The bursary will cover the full cost of free workshops for 4 people, who can take 3 selected workshops in one year (3 x $150 workshop fee) offered by WFG.

Deadline to apply: May 15, 2024 by 11:59PM


● Applicants must be emerging artists or filmmakers with minimal training (0-2 short films made) from equity-deserving groups.
● Applicants must demonstrate financial need and a commitment to pursuing a career in filmmaking.


Application Process
Applicants will be required to submit the following:
● Contact information.
● A current CV highlighting relevant experience and achievements.
● A letter of interest (maximum 500 words) stating why they need the bursary and how it
will impact their filmmaking career.
● Support material: any films or art the applicant has made in the past year.


Selection Process
● A peer selection jury, composed of representatives or community members from On
Screen Manitoba and WFG, will review the applications.
● The selection will be based on the demonstrated need, potential impact of the bursary,
and commitment to filmmaking.
● The jury will be committed to granting bursaries to at least 50% BIPOC applicants.


If you have any questions or inquiries, please contact us at training@winnipegfilmgroup.com

Please fill out our Jotform to apply.