Industry Awards

imagineNATIVE/CMPA Rising Producer Mentorship Award

Partner
{CMPA}

With Support from:
{Big Soul Productions}
{WIFT-T} {TIFF}

This inaugural award is an Indigenous focused, executive level producing mentorship that brings together imagineNATIVE and partner organizations’ networks to support one recipient in a one-year tailored program, responding to the gap of advanced Indigenous producer development in the sector.

A selection committee made up of imagineNATIVE staff and industry (CMPA member) producers nominated emerging Indigenous producers living in Canada with a market-ready project in development or in production.

The winning recipient will be paired with Indigenous production company, Big Soul Productions, for a year of guidance, receive discounts and free programming accreditation with industry partners and get direct face-to-face connections with industry experts to for project development.

 

imagineNATIVE/DGC Ontario Rising Director Mentorship Award

Partner {DGC Ontario}
With Support from: {Mohawk
Princess}{WIFT-T} {TIFF}

This new award is an Indigenous-focused directing mentorship that brings imagineNATIVE and partner organizations’ networks together to support one recipient in a one-year tailored program, responding to the gap of advanced Indigenous director development in the sector.

imagineNATIVE selected a recipient from a shortlist of emerging Canadian candidates from this year’s film/video programming, as selected by the Programming Team.

The winning recipient will be paired with year-round mentor, Tracey Deer, for a year of guidance, with DGC Ontario contributions going towards mentorship and training, receive discounts and free programming accreditation with industry partners and get direct face-to-face connections with industry experts to for project development and potential on-set opportunities.


These awards, as well as the winner of the APTN/imagineNATIVE Web Series Pitch Competition (insert link) will be presented to industry and creatives at a sponsored industry reception during the 2018 imagineNATIVE iNstitute’s Industry Days October 16 - 20, 2018 in Toronto.