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The Northwest Territories (NWT) Arts Program is partnering with the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Manitoba Craft Council to include work from five (5) NWT craft artists for their fifth annual juried craft show and sale, CRAFTED 2020, November 6-8, 2020. This year’s new easy-to-navigate virtual shopping platform will still bring the same commitment of originality, excellence and sophistication to customers who love fine, handmade crafts.

Please see the attached link for information on criteria and how to apply for this opportunity. Applications must be received no later than 5pm on...read more

The Craft Council of NWT has an open call for Pecha Kucha presentations topics related to CRAFT. The presentations will be released online during CRAFTED NWT 2020, September 14 – October 4, 2020. Contact Janet Dean at craftcouncilnwt@gmail.com for more information and your ideas. NWT Arts is happy to be sponsoring local CRAFTED NWT events!
 


Le Craft Council of NWT lance un appel aux présentations Pecha Kucha sur des sujets en lien avec l’artisanat. Les présentations seront mises en ligne pendant l’événement CRAFTED NWT ...read more

The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) is now accepting applications for its Power Pitch program. The two-part workshop and pitch will take place online during WFF’s Content Summit (December 1 – 20, 2020) offers Canadian producers the opportunity to bring their feature film project to life. Application Deadline: September 24, 2020.
 


Le Festival du film de Whistler accepte dès maintenant les candidatures pour son programme Power Pitch (...read more

Northwestel is proud to support a thriving and diverse northern arts community. Every year, they look forward to collaborating with northern artists on various initiatives, one of which is the Northwestel Directory Cover Art Competition!

They are accepting submissions until October 4, 2020 for the following telephone directory covers; Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon/Northern BC.

 

Submit your artwork here for a chance to win $5,000 and a spot on the cover of...read more

The Government of Canada is looking for candidates interested in serving as the NWT representative on the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada (HSMBC). Since 1919, the HSMBC has provided advice to the Government of Canada on the designation of places, persons and events that are of national historical significance. 


Le gouvernement du Canada est à la recherche de candidats souhaitant représenter les TNO à la Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada (CLMHC). Depuis 1919, la CLMHC conseille le gouvernement du Canada sur la désignation des lieux, des...read more

The Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for the ‘Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellowship in the Humanities’ for the 2021-22 academic year. This fellowship is designed for engaged scholars, artists, writers, and knowledge keepers who will help people imagine a better world through the act of creating art.  The deadline to apply is Saturday, October 5, 2020.read more

The Native Women’s Association of Canada is looking for Indigenous art created by First Nations, Métis and Inuit women and gender-diverse artists for their new office, the Social and Cultural Innovation Centre. They are also looking for unique, one-of-a-kind creations to sell through their online store. The deadline to apply is Thursday, October 1, 2020.read more

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

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