October 22-26, 2019

The Institute’s Festival Industry Days is the only annual event in the world specifically for Indigenous creatives and industry professionals looking to engage networking opportunities with decision-makers at panels, pitching events, workshops and master classes on the art, craft and business of media arts -- from an Indigenous perspective.


Panels + Masterclasses on creative and culturally-focussed trends or topics engaging attending artists and Industry leaders.

Protocols and Pathways Launch Event (2019)

Sound Design Masterclass with Dave Whitehead (2017)

Breaking the Mould: Developing Indigenous Narrative Models (2017)

Practical Workshops on specific sectors of the industry.

Maximizing Online Distribution Opportunities (2017)

VR Panel Roundtable (2018)

Pitch Training + Development for Indigenous creatives in web series. Visit HERE for more details.

IndigiThreads, Winner (2018)

An Industry Jury asks the tough questions!

APTN/imagineNATIVE Live Pitch Event (2018)

International Networking Day: Expanding in 2018, networking event(s) pairing 60+ industry decision makers and attending Indigenous creatives in 900 one-on-one meetings to develop, finance, distribute or sell Indigenous media content. Visit HERE for more info.

Mediatheque: An on-site online access point for consideration all submitted works to the Festival for programming and acquisition.