OCTOBER 22 

TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3


Industry Kick-Off and BreakFEAST

8:45 - 10:00am | TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3 + lobby | Free and open to the Public

Join us and kick-off Industry Days 2019! Enjoy coffee and Indigenous fare followed by a warm welcome from co-host, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Institute on developments of the Industry the last year.


Netflix + You: Partnerships Overview 

10:15-11:15am | TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3 | Free and open to the Public

Join representatives from imagineNATIVE, the Indigenous Screen Office and Wapikoni Mobile for an overview of the new or expanded programmes available from each organization for Indigenous creatives.



Ethics in Digital Creation

10:30am - 11:30am | TIFF Bell Lightbox, Bell Blue Room | Free and open to the Public

In this panel, hosted by Lindsay Nixon of Canadian Art, attendees will learn about current concerns and considerations of developing Indigenous digital projects ethically. 


On-Screen Protocols and Pathways: Funders in Action

11:30am -12:45pm | TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3 | Free and open to the Public

Released in the spring of 2019, the On-Screen Protocols and Pathways Media Guide has been making waves in the industry. We invite the funding organizations of the Guide to discuss how they are supporting Indigenous storytellers through the incorporation of its recommendations into organizational,operational and programming reform.


The Dangers and Future of Digital Archiving

12:00 - 1:00pm | TIFF Bell Lightbox Blueroom | Free and open to the Public

This panel, hosted by Meagan Byrne, brings together expert Indigenous digital archivers from across all disciplines who will be exploring the impediments and fragility of current digital archiving systems.