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WAMP is excited to present The Great Yellowknife Music Video Competition!

Individual filmmakers or filmmaker teams will have from Friday, July 24th at 5 pm to Sunday, July 26th at 5 pm (48 hours) to shoot and edit a music video for Craig Cardiff's new single 'Yellowknife' showcasing well-known locations and landscapes around our picturesque city. It’s free to participate and you can win a cash prize. Register online:

 


 

Western Arctic Moving Pictures (WAMP) est enchanté de présenter The Great...read more

Community Cares 2020: A new emergency response fund to support First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals working in the arts and culture sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support in the amount of $1,000 will be distributed to successful applicants. Deadline: Anytime until September 15, 2020 or until the funding envelope has been allocated.

https://acc-cca.com/programs/community-cares-emergency-response-fund/


Communauté solidaire 2020 : un fonds d’urgence qui vise à aider les...read more

In celebration of National Indigenous History Month, the Whistler Film Festival is accepting applications for their Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship, which supports up to six Indigenous Canadian creators with short-form film concepts or web series in development at the script stage. Deadline to apply is Thursday, September 10.

Applications are now open for “...read more

Yellowknifers – as part of your staycation this summer, take the opportunity to view all the great public art around town. NWT Arts, together with the City of Yellowknife, have documented over 100 pieces in the capital city and developed an Art Walk Brochure. It also includes a list of retailers where you can purchase NWT arts and crafts! Pick up your printed copy at a local arts business, or view it online.


Résidents de Yellowknife, cet été, profitez de vos...read more

The Ottawa Art Gallery is looking for Canadian artists and makers to submit original, handmade, and one-of-a-kind pieces. These products can range in price points and can include ceramics, jewellery, textiles, sculptures, fashion accessories, prints, and one-offs. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 30. More information in the attachment.


La Galerie d’art d’Ottawa invite les artistes et les artisans canadiens à lui soumettre des œuvres uniques, originales, faites à la main et de divers prix, y compris de la céramique, des bijoux, des textiles, des sculptures, des accessoires de...read more

The Town of Inuvik is accepting applications from musicians to play at their weekly Concerts in the Park event, and for artists, crafters and storytellers to become Culture Connections Workshop leaders. Applications can be found on their website.


La Ville d’Inuvik lance un appel de candidatures aux musiciens qui souhaitent se produire lors de son événement hebdomadaire Concerts in the Park, ainsi qu’aux artistes, aux artisans et aux...read more

In 2019-2020 the GNWT undertook a series of public engagements to capture ideas for supporting the arts sector over the next decade. The results from these engagements are available in a What We Heard report. These ideas will help influence the 2020-2030 NWT Arts Strategy and Action Plan, which will be released in 2020.


En 2019-2020, le gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest a organisé une série d’échanges avec le public pour recueillir des idées sur le soutien du domaine des arts pour la prochaine décennie. Les résultats de ces échanges sont compilés dans le rapport...read more

Northwest Territories (NWT) Film and Media Arts Industry 
Virtual Market Access Assistance – The Banff World Media Festival 2020
Expressions of Interest

The Department of Industry Tourism and Investment through the NWT Film Commission is accepting expressions of interest from NWT film and media arts producers looking to obtain funding assistance to purchase a BANFFXchange Virtual + Networking...read more

The Government of the Northwest Territories, Departments of Industry Tourism and Investment and Education, Culture and Employment, is providing special funding through the NWT Film Commission and NWT Arts for film and arts related initiatives in light of COVID-19 impacts.

This one-time economic recovery funding (for the 2020–21 fiscal year) is special support for our Artists, Film Producers and Arts Organizations who are preparing to resume or re-define their professional activities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

$250,000 is available in total.

Who and...read more

Details on the Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations “Next Steps to Support the Industry Impacted by the Global COVID-19 Pandemic” have been released.


Les détails sur les prochaines étapes pour venir en aide à l’industrie touchée par la pandémie mondiale de la...read more

The Yellowknife International Film Festival (YKIFF) is now open for submissions! YKIFF continues to grow strong as a hyper local Yellowknife event that considers its place within the circumpolar world. The Early Bird deadline is May 31, 2020.


Le Festival international du film de Yellowknife (YKIFF) est maintenant prêt à recevoir vos...read more

Digital Originals will support Canadian artists and arts organizations to reach Canadian audiences online during the COVID-19 crisis by enabling them to adapt their work for digital dissemination.

The Canada Council for the Arts has teamed up with CBC/Radio-Canada to offer this new opportunity through $5,000 micro-innovation grants. CBC/Radio-Canada will curate and feature selected projects in a digital showcase.

The Canada Council recognizes the significant impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian arts sector,...read more

NWT Arts Council, Support to Northern Performers Grants, Arts Organizations, Heritage Centres and Indigenous Cultural Organizations Operational funding applications will continue to be processed. Please note there may be some delays in processing applications and payments. Click here for more information. read more

Click here for a compilation of supports available to NWT businesses – including tour operators, artists, filmmakers, agriculturists and more - during the COVID-19 pandemic. This page will be updated on an ongoing basis. Please check back regularly. read more

Submissions are now open!

NorthWords NWT offers two annual book awards for outstanding books published in the previous year by a northern author.

Established in 2010 the NorthWords Book Award recognizes an outstanding book, set in the North and published by an NWT author in the previous year.

In 2017, with funding from NT Power Corporation, the NorthWords Youth Book Award was created to recognize outstanding youth literature.

Winners will be announced during the festival at the NorthWords Gala on May 29, 2020.

Both book awards include a $1,000 prize for...read more

Exciting industry transformation is within reach. 
We need your help to succeed. 

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Completing the Survey in Support of the Formation of Canada’s First-Ever
National Network of Legal Clinics for the Arts

In an effort to develop an essential national network of federally funded legal services for artists across Canada, we are conducting an important Needs Assessment Survey. The results will give a fulsome picture of artists’ needs from coast-to-coast and will be presented to the Canada Council of the Arts in April 2020. Please...read more

We’re hiring!

Our Creating, Knowing and Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples Program is looking for two new Program Officers. Join our team and play a key role in the delivery of grants or funds to Indigenous artists, cultural carriers arts groups, and/or arts organizations.

For more information, visit our website.
https://canadacouncil.ca/about/careers

Apply before March 20!

 


 

Nous embauchons!

Notre programme Créer, connaitre et partager...read more

WANT TO BECOME A VENDOR?

 

Looking for growers, harvesters, artisans, bakers and food vendors!

 

Apply online | Deadline to apply is March 31st

www.yellowknifefarmersmarket.ca/becomeavendor

 

Every Tuesday

June 9th - September 8th 5:15pm - 7:15pmread more

The NWT’s Next Strategy — Co-Produced By YOU!

From makeup artists and fixers to virtual effects pros and producers, the Northwest Territories is full of professionals working in media.

Five years ago, the NWT Film Commission launched the territory’s first film strategy — Take One: A Film Strategy and Action Plan for the Northwest Territories. The NWT has since become known for award-winning films, circumpolar festivals, and one-of-a-kind stories.

Now, it’s time to build on that success and produce the NWT’s next film and media strategy. But first, we need your input!...read more

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