Welcome to The Big Dream Project

A Project Nurturing and Connecting Emerging Bipoc Artists with Mentors in the Film Industry

We Nurture and Connect Emerging Bipoc Talent with Established Artists in the Film Industry

The Big Dream Project

The ancient way of knowing is mentorship. Mentoring is a blessing that deepens an established artist's practice, and being mentored is an invaluable gift on an artist's journey to mastery. The world needs BIPOC artists and storytellers to create masterpieces that would inspire a new culture that is inclusive, sustainable, and just. The Big Dream Project is dedicated to nurturing emerging Bipoc Talent and connecting them with Mentorship opportunities with Established Film/TV Artists.

To become a mentor or a mentee with The Big Dream Project, please fill out an application below.

Become a Mentor

Fill out an Application to Be Matched with a Mentee.
Please note: Mentors must have at least 10 years experience in their field of expertise.

Become a Mentee

Fill out an Application to be Matched with a Mentor. Please note: Mentees with a project in mind will get priority.


About the Founder, Dayle McLeod

Dayle McLeod is a Modern-day Shamanic Artist, Actress, Musician and Author pulling wisdom from her South African San, Zulu & German Seidr Ancestral Traditions. Born in rural Alliston, Ontario, Dayle was the only coloured, queer person in her community and survived her childhood by connecting with the arts, singing in church and performing in community theatre.
Now she is an award nominated actress that can be seen on Amazon’s ‘The Expanse’, the CW’s ‘Burden of Truth’ & ‘The L.A Complex, and D.W Waterson’s ‘That’s My DJ’ to name a few.
She is a talented songwriter/singer with a story-telling Folk Album called ‘In Bloom’ whose music has been featured in multiple films and tv shows such as CBC’s ‘Kim’s Convenience’ & Mary Harron’s ‘Charlie Says’.
Dayle is the founder of ‘The Big Dream Project’, an online tribe dedicated to nurturing and connecting emerging Bipoc talent with established artists in the Film/TV Industry.

Learn More about Dayle and Her Work at Her Personal Website Below

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The Big Dream; My Terrifyingly Beautiful Shamanic Initiation into the Arts by Dayle McLeod

Have you ever wondered what it's like to travel to alternate dimensions? What would you do if you found yourself stuck in an alternate reality where things stranger and more terrifying than you've ever dreamed could happen? That’s exactly what happened to Dayle McLeod in her new memoir 'The Big Dream'. After drinking Ayahuasca in Ojai CA on the winter solstice of 2014, Dayle McLeod couldn't exit the dream realm that the hallucinogens brought her to. For forty days she lived inside epic visions and hallucinations where she was sent on an Earth-saving mission that nearly killed her. She woke up in the psych ward of an L.A hospital with doctors telling her she had gone nuts; but an old Native American Jungian Psychologist saw things differently; and that is where the real adventure begins. Open this book and allow this fascinating and profound true-story blow your mind and awaken your soul.

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