Creative Industry Calendar
- December131From December 1 to 20, WFF will deliver its 20th anniversary edition virtually to a national audience over 20 days, which is four times longer than ever before, with film viewing available online until December 31 and in-theatre from December 3 to 6, plus special events, talent talks, and industry initiatives all scheduled for streaming convenience.Categories:Motion Picture
- December1With an unprecedented global pandemic nipping at our heels, where do we go from here? How do we strategize for future prosperity with so many unknowns looming before us? In this content-rich culture, can we predict what audiences will watch? From equity to sustainability, to employment security, our industry is rethinking the way we make content, for whom, and where they are watching it. In this inspiring discussion, we'll hear from forward thinkers about the big picture view of the unique challenges and opportunities facing the media and arts sector, across Canada and beyond.
- December12:00 pmJoin Opera Mariposa for a discussion about disability, accessibility, and inclusion in the operatic art form. Against the backdrop of a global pandemic, as well as a worldwide reckoning with systemic inequities, our panel will dive into everything from bringing music to high-risk audiences, to how a historic art form can embrace the future of storytelling. Featuring nationally-recognized panelists such as multi-award-winning Disabled writer-performer-producer Ophira Calof, award-winning Deaf artist and opera creator Landon Krentz, pianist-performer-producer and Health Arts Society of BC artistic director Karen Lee-Morlang and more, this timely conversation brings together diverse artists and advocates to grapple with crucial questions - and share solutions for a more inclusive future.Categories:Music + Sound Recording
- December131DTES Compilation
- December6This December 6th from 11am-2pm PST IM4 will be co-hosting a workshop with the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth.
The workshop lecture will be given by LeeAnne Ireland. This workshop focuses on going through the cultural processes when creating an XR project with a case study on USAY’s VR projects. Topics will include the process of inviting Elders, language integration, art development, community development and more. You can find out more about USAY’s VR projects here: https://usay.ca/virtual-reality/
Categories:Interactive + Digital Media