PLANET AFRICA LEGACY FUND
A DECADE OF BLACK FILM HISTORY
PAL FUND DATES:
OPEN CALL: February 28, 2020
DEADLINE: July 1
ANNOUNCED: August 4/14, 2021
The submissions period for the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival opens February 11, 2020.
All submissions to the Toronto International Film Festival must be made via FilmFreeway (
All selected films must be available to screen in DCP (Digital Cinema Package) by August 14, 2020.
Industry as Community
THE BLACK LIST by Film (A - Z)
In its 11th year, CCI’s stellar line-up of participants and projects is :
Seahorse a feature drama by actor director and writer Aisha Evelyna (Syfy’s 12 Monkeys)
Prom Night a feature comedy by writer/director Samantha MacAdam (The Nut Job)
What Night Taught Them a feature documentary by Lisa Rideout (One Leg In, One Out)
Tenaya a feature drama directed by Victoria Anderson-Gardner (The Hurt That Binds Us), with producer Laura Friedmann.
As well as supporting creators, the program for the second year has a focus on developing producers. The producer participants are V.T. Nayani (Shadeism: Digging Deeper), Tobi Abdul (re:Presenting), and Laura Friedmann.
The Big Pitch winner will benefit from a A Production Prize Pack worth $13K that includes:
$5000 sponsored by Freddie Films towards either a story editor, creative consultant or casting agent to work with the project team.
A development meeting with Film Farm producer Simone Urdl (Chloe, The Captive, Away From Her)
$5000 in-kind production credit from William F. White International Inc.
$1000 in production credits for equipment rental and post production from Trinity Square Video
A movie poster and titles for their final film valued at $2000 courtesy of Chargefield
As ongoing support, all CCI participants receive Producing Memberships from Trinity Square Video, a Story Editing Package with script analyst and creative consultant Jamie Gaetz, and complimentary technical consultation from William F. White International Inc.
The Creators of Colour Incubator (CCI) (formerly CaribbeanTales Incubator Program) is a year-round development and production hub that supports strong, compelling and sustainable content for the global market. The ultimate goal of the CCI is to increase the pool of world-class culturally diverse film and television content.
Now in its 11th year, CCI has hosted over 160 filmmakers from around the world, including: Canada, South Africa, Jamaica, Ghana, France, Cuba, Barbados, Trinidad, Guadeloupe, Antigua, United Kingdom, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, Ethiopia, Guyana, Suriname, Netherlands, the Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Haiti, Zimbabwe, and the USA.
The CCI is led by a core faculty of mentors, international industry leaders who are themselves professionals of colour. CCI believes that it is vital that producers of colour receive support from professionals who understand their lived experiences and perspectives.
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