CHUM Cultural Diversity Mentorship Program
CHUM has committed $175,000 over three years to the Cultural Diversity Mentorship Program. This year, four Aboriginal and visible minority producer trainees from Alberta and Manitoba will be placed with established producers for a minimum of 30 weeks of training designed to foster knowledge and practical skills development in film, television and interactive media. The program emphasizes hands-on involvement in producing, enhancing administrative and technical skills, creating networking opportunities and providing the interns with a solid understanding of the production sector.CHUM Limited, one of Canada’s leading media companies and content providers, owns and operates 33 radio stations, 12 local television stations and 21 specialty channels, as well as an environmental music distribution division. Through international format licences and program sales, CHUM’s original content is seen in over 130 countries worldwide and is distributed via new media platforms, including interactive television, wireless services and exclusive CHUM-branded Internet properties.
Deadline: May 15, 2008
Spots Available: 4
Duration of Placement: 30 weeks
Intern Stipend: $15,000 (minimum);
$11,000 from the Program and minimum $4,000 from mentor
Age: No age limit
Eligibility: intern eligibility or mentor eligibility
A selection panel established and supervised by the CFTPA NMP and CHUM will select the placements.
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