Storytelling Development Fund

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The Storytelling Development Fund provides financial assistance to Prince Edward Island producers and/or production companies for scriptwriting costs required for film, TV and screen based projects.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to 50% of project costs. The department’s contribution will not exceed 50% of eligible costs and normally not exceed a maximum of $5,000.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be PEI producers and/or production companies;
  • be PEI writers (who have maintained their primary residence in PEI for at least 12 months prior to the application submission date).
Application Steps:

Applicants must:

1. contact Shannon Pratt through telephone at (902) 626-8613, and email at , to discuss the project and the application requirements before applying;

2. complete and submit a separate proposal for each project;

3. submit their proposal and detailed industry standard budget via email only.

4. Applicants who are approved for funding will receive a letter outlining the terms and conditions of funding.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must:
1. submit the completed application and proposal;
2. submit a final report upon project completion, no funds can be released for any subsequent grant approved through the division until the overdue report has been received.

Other Things to Note:

This program is administered by Innovation PEI’s Cultural Development Division.

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