Radio & Television

WarnerMedia Access, Canadian Academy launch directors program

TORONTO — WarnerMedia Access Canada and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (the Canadian Academy) announced today applications will open Dec. 9 for the inaugural WarnerMedia Access x Canadian Academy Directors Program. In addition, applications for the second session of the WarnerMedia Access x Canadian Academy Writers Program (launched last year) will open the same day. The submission deadline for both programs is Jan. 7, 2022. “Both talent activation initiatives focus on supporting experienced Canadian writers or directors from underrepresented communities, including Indigenous, Black, racialized groups, people with disabilities, LGBTQ2IA+ and Francophone members of the aforementioned communities,” explains a...