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The Regent Park Project Fund

Registered Name: Regent Park Film Festival Inc.

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The Regent Park Project Fund

Regent Park Film Festival is happy to host The Regent Park Project, a Kick Start Arts initiative. Regent Park Film Festival is a registered charity and accepts donations on behalf of The Regent Park Project.   

Kick Start Arts 
Annual Fundraiser in support of
The Regent Park Project
~ Developing the next generation of diverse creators.
to see our Web Series.
Hear from our youth participants:
This Kick Start Arts Initiative is a FREE filmmaking, and theatre creation initiative for youth from Regent Park and beyond. 
Over the past five years we have built an amazing community of emerging artists ages 12-29. Using our unique process of co-creation we have produced two seasons of a web series telling the stories of their 'lived experiences'. We are currently working on a theatrical adaptation with dramaturgical support from  SoulPepper Theatre, and are creating the content for what we will film next. We are also offering dance training.
The youth who participate in our program:
    • Train as actors and writers with Master teachers. 
  • Participate in workshops with industry leaders, attend events, and engage in internships.
  • Experience the process of film and theatre production through hands-on professional-calibre productions.
  • Learn from top professionals in the field - often doing so by working along-side them.
  • Gain connections and build relationships within a caring community.
  • Ten of our actors have agents, and are working in the industry.
    • One is studying screenwriting at York. 
  • One is in the Media program at OCAD University
  • Another has graduated from Humber's acting program
  • Others are working in the industry in producing, writing and directing roles.
  • Many are in post-secondary institutions, and in the work world,  buoyed by the skills they have gained.
  • We have created a community where we support one another, and friendships and creative synergies abound.
All of this is FREE for our participants, 
We are very blessed to have in-kind support from: The Regent Park Film Festival, Canadian Film Centre, and a sponsorship from Boat Rocker Media
Please consider supporting our project - we cannot do it without you. 
Donations go directly towards running our programming.

To learn more about Kick Start Arts click here.

To learn more about the Regent Park Film Festival click here.