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App Deadline: 01 / 10 / 2016

Front-End Developer

App Deadline: 01 / 10 / 2016

16-19 Year Old Group Mentorship Program

Are you looking for an opportunity to explore what it takes to make it in a creative career? 

ACI Manitoba’s Career in the Arts mentorship program offer you the chance to participate in a project-based mentorship in one of the four areas listed below.

2017 Programs start in the new year.  Applications and guidelines will be online by October 1st. Deadline for Application is Friday, November 25, 2016.

Important Information for Applicants: All programs are offered at no cost to the participants and the applicants must be age 16-19. ACI Manitoba's group mentorship program is open to all youth living in or within 100 km of Winnipeg.

Music Management, Marketing and Promotion

The Youth Mentorship program in Music Management, Marketing and Promotions will introduce participants to a variety of fields within the music industry including: artist management, record marketing, publicity and concert promotion. Participants learn from music industry professionals, while also working directly on the production, release and promotion of a compilation CD. Musical performance skills are not required for this mentorship stream; music enthusiasts are encouraged to apply. Partner: Manitoba Music


The Youth Mentorship program in Filmmaking will introduce participants to the art of filmmaking, from writing and storytelling to the technical side of making films.  Participants will have the opportunity to make a short film. Partner: Winnipeg Film Group

Creative Writing

The Youth Mentorship program in writing fiction will introduce participants to the writing process, storytelling and communication.  Participants will give a public reading of their work and will publish a group anthology at the end of the course. Partner: Millennium Library

Music Stage Management

The Youth Mentorship program in Music Stage Management will introduce participants to stage set up, stage and show management and sound basics. Participants will work hands-on with staging and sound equipment as well as sit in with industry professionals in workshops and panels and take part in a final live concert event.  All who complete the program will be added to a stage or technical crew at the 2017 festival. Partner: Winnipeg Folk Festival

If you would like more information or have any questions, please email Jan at