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Native Earth Performing Arts Auditions

AUDITION NOTICE Link to PDF Notice of Upcoming Auditions Artistic Director or casting person in attendance: Ryan Cunningham, Artistic Director Isaac Thomas, Managing Director Jessica Lea Fleming, Weesageechak Festival Producer Deadline to submit: August 20, 2015 Email applications to: [please see instructions below] Contact name: Jessica Lea Fleming Contact email: Jessica@nativeearth.ca Contact phone: 416 531 1402 Engager website: www.nativeearth.ca Agreement: […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2015318 Views

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Grants for Projects by Aboriginal and Culturally Diverse* Curators

Toronto, August 6, 2015 – The Ontario Arts Council (OAC)’s Aboriginal Curatorial Projects and Culturally Diverse Curatorial Projects programs provide grants of up to $30,000. The programs support the work of independent Aboriginal or culturally diverse curators to develop a visual, media arts or craft exhibition project that presents and documents the work of professional […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 2015195 Views

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More than $6.2M awarded to 28 Canadian innovative digital media productions

(Toronto, August 6, 2015) The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of more than $6.2M in development and marketing support to innovative digital media projects as part of the first round of its 2015-2016 Experimental Stream funding. Since 2010, the CMF has contributed $58.7M in development and marketing support to 263 interactive digital […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2015178 Views

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Save the Date: 16th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival October 14-18, 2015

TORONTO – The world’s largest showcase of Indigenous-made media art returns for its 16th edition October 14-18, 2015 in Toronto! The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival presents works by Canadian Aboriginal and international Indigenous artists working in film, video, audio and digital media and is the global hub for the Indigenous media arts community. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015210 Views

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Seven NFB Films to Screen at TIFF 2015

August 5, 2015 – Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) returns to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) (September 10–20, 2015) with a stellar line up of feature films from Mina Shum, Mark Lewis and Guy Maddin, as well as short films from award-winning animator Howie […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015167 Views

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12 projects receive support from the Canada Media Fund’s Aboriginal Program

Toronto, July 28, 2015 – The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today a contribution of $6.1M to 12 projects that applied to the Aboriginal Program. Canadian and international audiences will enjoy five new children’s & youth productions, five documentaries, and two drama projects. The 12 projects stem from various parts of the country: one is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2015181 Views

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Bridging Communities Through Song Promo

Credits: ArcPro HD Inc. On behalf of the Mino Ode Kwewak N’gamowak (the Good Hearted Women Singers) I want to share what we are doing to contribute to the reconciliation process happening across Canada. We will be coming into our 4th annual singing event called Bridging Communities through Song March 5, 2016. The theme of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 2015401 Views

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Pierre Lassonde named New Chair of the Board of the Canada Council for the Arts

Ottawa, July 30, 2015 – The Canada Council for the Arts welcomes the appointment of Pierre Lassonde as the new Chair of its Board of Directors. Mr. Lassonde assumes the role immediately for a 5-year term. He was selected after a comprehensive search, following the death of former Chair Joseph L. Rotman in January. Quote “A […]

by ahnationtalk on July 31, 2015287 Views

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Grand Finale: Maadaadizi / Summer Journeys

Shuttle Bus Info to Be Announced – please contact info@panampath.org in the meantime. Check in at Rouge Beach 195 Rouge Hills Dr., Toronto Ontario, M5H 2N2 (Venue in case of thunder and extreme weather: West Rouge Community Centre,   270 Rouge Hills Dr. Scarborough, ON, M1C 2Z2) At Maadaadizi (“begin a journey,” in Ojibwe) be inspired by Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2015335 Views

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Congratulations to Officer Michael Murray, leaving for a new role!

Toronto, July 29, 2015 – After eight years with the Ontario Arts Council (OAC), Michael Murray, Popular and World Music and Arts Service Organizations Officer is leaving OAC on July 31, 2015. He will become Executive Director of the Toronto Musicians’Association (TMA), Local 149 of the American Federation of Musicians/Canadian Federation of Musicians. During his time […]

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 2015223 Views

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