Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival call for Submissions


The Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival, taking place June 19-24, 2012, in Ottawa, Ontario, is currently seeking film and video submissions, media art submissions, as well as participants for a Sound Production Residency.


Any film, video, or media work created by Canadian or international Indigenous artists, or that tells First Nations, Métis, or Inuit stories, is eligible.  Film and video submissions can be in any genre (documentary, drama, animation, experimental etc.,) or any length.  Media art submissions can be in various forms, such as installation pieces, websites, or interactive/digital/conceptual/performance art.  Already complete or proposed media works are eligible.  For more information on how to submit, please visit:


The Sound Production Residency will take place during the week of the festival, and is designed for beginners and emerging artists who will learn one of the music industries top production/recording software’s.  The residency has 6 spots available, and is open to all First Nations, Métis, and Inuit youth in Canada between the ages of 18-30.  Participants will receive free travel and accommodations, and a pass to all Asinabka film screenings and events.

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Posted on: March 28, 2012, by : admin