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ISO: Historica Canada seeking Indigenous screenwriters

Press Release

Historica Canada is seeking Indigenous screenwriters to write episodes for an animated children’s web series about history and as well as Heritage Minute scripts.

Each episode will be a freelance contract to write a script from outline to polish over the course of 6-8 weeks. The writer may be asked to work in collaboration with other writers. A team of community and historical consultants will be engaged to provide accuracy and fact-checking support on each draft.

Please submit your resume, cover letter as well as writing samples and/or links to relevant work samples in a single PDF or Word document to [email protected] no later than March 1, 2021. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Successful candidates will be contacted directly.

Historica Canada is committed to creating a diverse environment in our workplace in order to foster innovation and creativity. As such we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to foster a workplace and community support and programs that respect and appreciate individual differences.

We are actively committed to increasing our reach and recruitment approach to find and uncover diversity in talent and experience.

Historica Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Historica Canada offer programs that you can use to explore, learn and reflect on our history, and what it means to be Canadian.Some of its signature programs include: The Memory Project, The Heritage Minutes and The Canadian Encyclopedia. Visit for more information.


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