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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 three areas listed below.

All programs are offered at no cost to participants who are able to commit to the mentorship sessions.  ACI Manitoba's group mentorship program is open to all youth living in or within 100 km of Winnipeg.

Youth Participant Application Form and Instructions

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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):

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 email Jan at jan@creativemanitoba.ca

Program Guidelines:

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: 

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Filmmaking

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: 

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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: 

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