APTN/imagineNATIVE Web Series Live Pitch Competition
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 | 11:00am–12:30pm
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 4
Three Indigenous creative teams in Canada – given a robust pitch training program – passionately present their web series ideas to a jury of industry leaders and audiences in a live, public event. Prior to the pitch, one-on-ones with the jury offer insights and opportunities for web series development for creatives. With over $50,000 in production cash and in-kind support at stake, this is the highest pitch offering in imagineNATIVE’s history. Don’t miss it!
oliver king & charlene moore - fatf*ck
'When the opportunity arises for Korvan Little-Feather to create his own television series, the uncompromising 330lbs actor-turned-writer comes to the realization that he must change everything he is to play himself.'
Adeline bird & ryan cooper - indigithreads
IndigiThreads is a fashion documentary Web Series exploring the points of view of three indigenous fashion designers highlighting their contemporary, modern, and sometimes political fashion designs, through which they aspire to make an impact on the global fashion industry.
jonathan elliott & tracy german - from our land
From Our Land is an energetic, four episode documentary web series that explores the rich history of traditional Indigenous foods across Canada. Through following our youthful, energetic host’s journey to learn and cook with elders across Indigenous territories in Ontario, we will showcase the diversity of Indigenous cultures and the deep personal connections our people continue to share with their history.
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