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BSO Opportunities


New application deadline – August 2, 2022

Updated guidelines. Wraparound support for writers include a writers retreat, mentor/story editor, regular feedback, workshops, pitch training and pitching to producers.
For more information: Andy Marshall at programming@bso-ben.ca
The Acceleratoroffers training and mentoring to five experienced Black women Directors culminating in the opportunity to direct an episodic TV show as a “guest director”. Through this initiative, BSO and DGC are introducing productions to the talent pool of Black women Directors across Canada and helping those Directors access that important first episode of a scripted series.
For more information: Andy Marshall at programming@bso-ben.ca
Job Title: Program Manager, Career Accelerator.
Program Description:  The BSO Career Accelerator engages employers to create supportive work environments, and works with their mid-career Black professionals to prepare them to move into more senior/decision-making roles. 
Role: The Program Manager, Career Accelerator will work closely with BSO team members, sector employers, and Accelerator participants to ensure the effective delivery and management of the BSO’s Career Accelerator.
Application deadline: August 8, 2022 at 5 pm ET/8 pm PT
For more information: Akhaji Zakiya at operations@bso-ben.ca
About the Black Screen Office
The Black Screen Office is a not-for-profit organization that envisions a Canadian screen industry in which Black Canadians thrive, and their stories engage and inspire global audiences. Our goals are to make Canada’s screen industry practices and policies equitable and free of anti-Black racism; to accelerate system-level change through collaboration and strategies for engagement and accountability; and to empower Black Canadians working within the screen industries. For more information, visit bso-ben.ca
For more information: 
Joan Jenkinson | Black Screen Office | joan@bso-ben.ca