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Manitoba Music director leaves to launch record-label expansion Jen Zoratti, Winnipeg Free Press, November 28, 2014

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16-19 Year Old Mentorship

Registration is now open.

Registration Deadline: November 28, 2014

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

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

Youth Participant Application Form and Instructions

Note that applicants need to fill out the Youth Participant Application Form, downloadable here (please download, print, and mail or fax it to us; a scan sent by email will also work):

PDF | Word

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.

Program guidelines: PDF | Word

Stage Management and Sound

The Youth Mentorship program in Stage Management and Sound will introduce participants to stage set up, stage/show management and lighting and audio basics. Participants will work hands on with stage equipment and audio as well as sit in with industry professionals in workshops and panels.

Under 18 applicants, please fill out the volunteer profile for the Winnipeg Folk Festival here.

18-19 year old applicants, please fill out the volunteer profile for the Winnipeg Folk Festival here.

Program guidelines: PDF | Word 


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.

Program guidelines: PDF | Word 

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.

Program guidelines: PDF | Word

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.  

If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact Talia at mentor[at]