JL Filmmaker Award

September 20, 2024
$3280 (cash and in-kind services)

The NB Film Co-op and the Jane LeBlanc Legacy Fund proudly announce the Jane LeBlanc Filmmaker Award for 2023. In honour of a woman who lived life to the fullest and courageously took action in making her dreams a reality. A message that will hopefully inspire the winner of this award in realizing his/her dream of making films a reality.

The Jane LeBlanc Filmmaker Award is now valued at $3,280 (for emerging NB resident filmmakers). The Winner is announced at the annual Silver Wave Film Festival in November.

  • $1000 cash from The LeBlanc Family and generous donations.
  • $200 value in Film Co-op workshops.
  • $1500 in equipment from NBFC.
  • $80 (full membership for two years) from the NBFC.
  • $500 in-kind value (workshopping of screenplay with professional screenwriter).

Presented by the New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Co-operative and the Jane LeBlanc Legacy Fund.

Submit a 4-5 page script for video poem, experimental, genre, drama or comedy along with a short paragraph talking about your hopes and dreams; what the project means to you, and why the grant is essential for you, by September 20, 2023, midnight to info@nbfilmcoop.com.