Actsafe Safety Association, in partnership with The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC), established the Actsafe Aspiring Filmmaker Award in 2018.

Actsafe is proud to award aspiring filmmakers with the unique opportunity to get a kickstart on their careers in B.C.’s motion picture production industry.  The Actsafe Aspiring Filmmaker Award will award one filmmaking team with the opportunity to have lunch with a prominent Canadian filmmaker, a behind the scenes tour of a local production and safety training geared towards working in the motion picture industry. This award offers one filmmaking team from the WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video competition with the chance to have lunch with a prominent Canadian filmmaker, a behind-the-scenes tour of a local production, a screening at a DGC event and safety training geared towards working in the motion picture industry.

For application details click here.

 

2018 Winner

Congratulations to Ethan Eigenfeldt, from Walnut Grove Secondary School, who was the winner of 2018’s inaugural Actsafe Aspiring Filmmaker Award!

Ethan’s video No Buts – Listen To Your Gut was a humorous, well shot, well written, well acted and on-message production. Judged by Actsafe and film industry professionals at the WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest.