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Call for Submissions | “Lindalee Tracey Award” | Deadline: March 13th, 2020

Every year, White Pine Pictures presents the Lindalee Tracey Award to honour an emerging Canadian filmmaker working in the spirit of Lindalee Tracey, whose films reflect a passionate point of view, a strong sense of social justice and a joie de vivre.

Lindalee Tracey was an award-winning filmmaker, author, entertainer and also a beloved wife and mother. Through her extensive body of work and indefatigable personality, Lindalee brought great joy to the world. She was passionate about bringing issues of social justice into her work, and championed people who are often ignored, underestimated or forgotten. Equally, she celebrated those who rise above disadvantage. Lindalee passed away on October 19, 2006, at age 49, after a five-year battle with breast cancer.

The award is presented annually at the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival, held in Toronto each spring. The winner will be awarded $5,000 in cash from the Lindalee Tracey Fund, $5,000 in post-production services from Technicolor and a beautiful hand-blown glass sculpture by Andrew Kuntz.

For any questions or more information, please contact Jacqueline Boyd at White Pine Pictures
jacqueline@whitepinepictures.com
416-703-5580

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for the Lindalee Tracey Award, you must be an emerging Canadian artist who has completed at least one independent film or video (This can include school projects). We define “emerging artist” as an individual who has less than five years of training or experience in media arts, which can be formal (university or college studies) or informal (production courses, workshops, hands-on experience in production, etc.).

Submission Process:

Submissions for the Lindalee Tracee Award are open from Monday January 27th, 2020 – Friday March 13th, 2020.

Please e-mail submissions to Jacqueline Boyd | jacqueline@whitepinepictures.com

 Your digital submissions for the award should include ALL of the items mentioned below

  • A write-up of your relevant background as a filmmaker
  • A brief explanation of why you made the film you wish to submit
  • A copy of your CV, which should include a history of your filmmaking and/or film production experience and education
  • A Vimeo or YouTube link (with a password if necessary) to the film or TV production you wish to submit.

Films for submission can be:

  • Any length
  • Any genre
  • Completed or a “work-in-progress” (which may or may not have been publicly screened or broadcast)
  • Films that were completed for school projects.

 *The filmmaker submitting MUST have had final creative control*