Gil Cardinal Legacy Fund

In honour of the memory of a great man and creative, the ESIO are providing a combination of cash and in-kind services equalling $2,500. This grant will be awarded to an emerging, Alberta-based Indigenous filmmaker to help make a demo for their first professional quality film, short film, documentary, web, mobile, VR experience or television project.

Apply Now:

First, read our Guidelines. The ESIO may update the guidelines and other documents from time to time. Please ensure you reference the most recent versions.

Start Your Application:

Download the application form here and email the completed form to [email protected]
Please download the form and complete using Adobe. If you are experiencing any issues with this form, check that you are using the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader or Pro DC. For more detailed troubleshooting assistance, please refer to page 6 of the application form.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline: November 30, 2020

The deadline results will be announced no later than January 31, 2021.

Need Help?

Please contact the ESIO team. We will have more resources available soon.