Please use form letter, sign and email to the contact below addressed to the Heritage Minister’s office. We are seeking support for our request for a permanent allocation of funding through the Department of Canadian Heritage to create the Indigenous Story Fund, which will support Indigenous content creation across all existing and future screen-based platforms.
Indigenous Production Apprenticeship Program & NEW Cultural Mentorship Program CALL FOR APPLICATIONS CLOSED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 6, 2020 ISO is partnering with Netflix to provide new funding opportunities to support training, capacity building and culturally specific approaches for Indigenous on-screen content creators. There are two streams to the program Indigenous Production Apprenticeships: Maximum funding $30,000 The
The Inaugural Indigenous Screen Office and Netflix Apprenticeship Program Grants over $200k to Indigenous Storytellers The Indigenous Screen Office is pleased to announce that it has granted $225,000, to recipients across Canada, in first-round funding to support training and mentorship for Indigenous screen creators, in partnership with Netflix. “The apprenticeship program received double the
The Indigenous Screen Office and Netflix partner to develop the next generation of Indigenous creators in Canada
TORONTO, ON —- The Indigenous Screen Office is proud to announce a new partnership with Netflix that will deliver a suite of partnership programs that aim to develop the next generation of Indigenous creators across Canada. “ISO spent the last year in consultations with Indigenous creators and this fund responds to their expressed need for new funding
Press Release March 26, 2019 Indigenous Screen Office announces new staff to enhance its goal of expanding the opportunity, reach and impact of Indigenous storytellers in Canada TORONTO, ON —- The Indigenous Screen Office is proud to announce dynamic new staff to support its strategy of supporting Indigenous storytellers in Canada. The Indigenous Screen Office
“The document has been years in the making and on behalf of imagineNATIVE I sincerely thank everyone that brought this report to fruition. In our work at imagineNATIVE we have witnessed first-hand the importance, impact, and vitality of Indigenous narrative sovereignty and the urgent need to support Indigenous screen storytellers. On Screen Protocols & Pathways
Jesse Wente offers a keynote presentation at the 2018 Available Light Film Festival. Photo by Alistair Maitland, courtesy of Available Light Film Festival “Canada’s media establishment got it right when they approached Jesse Wente to be the first director of the new Indigenous Screen Office (ISO). Articulate and passionate, Wente has been a cultural columnist for CBC