Internships and Training Programs for Filmmakers

The Canada Council for the ArtsProject Grants to Production Organizations for Media Arts Development This […]

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Festivals, Awards and Events

Aboriginal Media Arts Symposium The symposium consists of a number of workshops and development sessions. […]

Programs

A selection of our programming includes the following:

Tales From the Longhouse

Tales From the Longhouse is an entertaining half-hour family series about an idiosyncratic community of animals based on traditional native characters. A unique combination of puppetry, live action and animation, with settings steeped in North American folklore, Tales from the Longhouse will look unlike any other show of television. Geared to appeal to a large audience, the show features well-paced accessible stories filled with music and laughter. Each week the program will revolve around the attempts of a mythical spirit who can change his shape at will, to influence the lives of a unique community of animals. Just as in real life, however, the characters who form the community have their own ideas about how things should be.

Theatre of the First Peoples

This series is a 6 part one-hour format based on plays written by Aboriginal playwrights through the 1980ís and 1990ís. Taking the very best of Canadian plays by Aboriginal people, Theatre of the First Peoples would be a high profile, dynamic and innovative program that would speak to an audience ranging from the patrons of the arts to grassroots communities in the rural and urban areas of Canada. Plays such as Tomson Highwayís Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing to Margo Kaneís Moonlodge help to reclaim the pride and history of the First Peoples of this country.

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