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SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 - IMAGINENATIVE ANNOUNCES DIGITAL AND AUDIO WORKS INCLUDING DIGITAL MEDIA ART+CADE AND THE BEAT MUSIC SHOWCASE

The best in Indigenous Music, Digital Media and Audio Works can be found at imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, running October 18-22, 2017 in Toronto, Canada, with the annual Digital Media Art+Cade, and The Beat music showcase.

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AUGUST 28, 2017 - imagineNATIVE Announces Film + Video Line-Up for 2017 Festival

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is thrilled to announce the film and video works that will be presented as part of the 18th Annual Festival, October 18-22, 2017 in Toronto. With multiple world, international, Canadian and North American premieres, imagineNATIVE will present over 100 feature films, documentaries, shorts, and music videos created by Indigenous filmmakers with almost three quarters of the films (72%) made by Indigenous female directors.

 

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AUGUST 23, 2017 - imagineNATIVE Announces Opening and Closing Night Films Waru, Holy Angels and The Road Forward

The 18th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is proud to announce the opening and closing galas for the Festival, running October 18-22, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. 

imagineNATIVE's opening night gala on Wednesday, October 18 will be Waru at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. On Sunday, October 22, the closing night gala will be The Road Forward, a musical documentary by Métis/Dene award-winning filmmaker, Marie Clements at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

More programming for the 18th Annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival will be announced in the coming weeks

AUGUST 3, 2017 - Nyla Innuksuk named inaugural imagineNATIVE Indigenous VR/AR Artist-in-Residence

imagineNATIVE is delighted to announce filmmaker and media artist Nyla Innuksuk as the participant of the inaugural imagineNATIVE Indigenous VR/AR Residency supported by Canada Council for the Arts. Read more here

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

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June 1, 2017 - IMAGINENATIVE CELEBRATES NATIONAL INDIGENOUS MONTH

The 18th annual imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival returns October 18-22, 2017, but imagineNATIVE is kicking off celebrations early by commemorating National Indigenous Month in June with several FREE events across Ontario. Read more here

 

 

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MAY 21, 2017 - IMAGINENATIVE’S FIRST AUDIO-FOCUSSED INDIGENOUS COLLABORATIVE EXCHANGE BRINGS CANADIAN AND LATIN ARTISTS TO COLOMBIA

imagineNATIVE brings a new commitment to artistic expressions in audio with its first audio-centric Indigenous collaborative exchange. The Territ-Aur(i)al Imprints Exchange will gather - for the first time - five Indigenous Artists from Canada and Latin America, all versed in audio creation techniques and projects that are deeply connected, reflective and exploratory of the Indigenous cultural milieus of their home territories.

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MAY 17, 2017 - IMAGINENATIVE ANNOUNCES 2017 COMMISSION + MENTORSHIP PROGRAM RECIPIENTS

magineNATIVE is pleased to announce the most recent recipients of five annual professional development commission programs: CSIF/imagineNATIVE Mentorship, CSV/imagineNATIVE Residency, LIFT/imagineNATIVE Mentorship, NBFC/imagineNATIVE Incubator Program and HGF/imagineNATIVE Story Editing Mentorship.

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MAY 1, 2017 - IMAGINENATIVE LAUNCHES ON-SCREEN PATHWAYS AND PROTOCOLS INITIATIVE AT HOT DOCS’ DOC SUMMIT

The 2017 Hot Docs Conference kicked off with the launch of imagineNATIVE’s On Screen Protocols & Pathways: A Media Production Guide to Working with Indigenous Canadian Communities, Cultures, Concepts & Stories, a ground-breaking new initiative that will help create a blue-print for informed and collaborative media production practices with Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadian creators and communities. 

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