Funding and Training

The International Sami Film Institute and Nunavut Film Development Corporation are looking for indigenous filmmakers from the arctic region for a film workshop, Arctic Film Circle. The workshop is taking place in connection with the imagineNATIVE film + media arts festival in Toronto, Canada 12th-14th of October 2015.

The aim of Arctic Film Circle is to establish an arctic film alliance with filmmakers from the arctic circumpolar area.

Nunavut Film has revised guidelines and application processes for all programs and is pleased to announce the creation of a new program, the 'Inuktut Versioning Fund for Existing Programming'.

The Government of Nunavut Department of Culture and Heritage has granted additional funding to support the use of the Inuit language (Inuktut) in films, television and digital media. This support realizes the Government of Nunavut’s commitment under Uqausivut Plan, the government’s roadmap to implement the Official Languages Act and Inuit Language Protection Act.

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) will be holding a Consultation Session for Nunavut in Iqaluit on November 14th at 9:00am at the Frobisher Inn.

Please kindly distribute this invite wildly to the film making community and bring it to the attention of those whom may find it useful.

There will be conference call access for those who can not attend in person.

Your attendance and participation is encouraged and the CMF would like to register your participation prior to the event

The Nunavut Film Development Corporation is seeking interested individuals to participate in our first film workshop in Cambridge Bay.


Participants in the workshop will learn about:

·      Story Structure

·      Cinematography

·      Sound Recording

Nunavut Film and the National Film Board of Canada pleased to announce Digital North 1.0! We are looking for submissions from Nunavut filmmakers, creative programmers, and artists intrigued by interactive web-based storytelling.

This is a paid opportunity to create a full-on, all inclusive, real world interactive web project.

Please see attached called for submissions, the deadline for proposal submissions in September 14th.

Looking forward to reviewing your applications!!


Canada Media Fund (CMF) Outreach Session

Attendance and participation is encouraged. There is conference call access for those who can not attend in person.

NFDC 2012-2013 Program Funding


Nunavut Film has posted the new guidelines for program funding for the fiscal year 2012-2013. These guidelines are a change from the 2011/2012 guidelines.

Our programs are open to all residents of Nunavut involved in the film, television and digital media industry. Certain of our programs are also available to first time filmmakers.

DigiCamp Rankin Inlet

Nunavut Film Development Corporation and the National Film Board

are pleased to announce that they will be holding a DigiCamp in Rankin Inlet October 13-16, 2011.

Now is your chance to apply to be part of workshop custom designed for filmmakers and storytellers, who want to learn how to plan, pitch and create interactive projects for the web or mobile devices.

The deadline to apply for NFDC and NFB's 'Stories From Our Land 2.0' is July 29th. Check out the 'Stories From Our Land 1.5' participants videos on the facebook page:

Applications should be sent to David Christensen at the NFB Northwest Centre in Edmonton or contact us for any questions-

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