Don't miss out on this great mentorship opportunity!
Yukon Film Society, YF&SC and SPYA have teamed up to offer the Yukon Mentorship Initiative. This program provides Yukon based producers, directors and crew with the opportunity to be mentored by a filmmaker or industry professional of their own choosing.
Next deadlines for intake are: November 21, 2016 (Intake #4) More Info
Yukon Filmmakers Fund
The purpose of the program is to deliver funding to Yukon film and video professionals to assist them in developing viable careers and businesses making films and videos for broadcast or commercial release.
To be eligible, the applicant must be a Canadian citizen or have landed immigrant status and must have lived in Yukon for at least one continuous year prior to the award deadline.
There are two intakes each year with a June 1st and December 1st deadline.
Canadian Heritage is now in the second phase of their consultation process. They will be holding consultations in six cities in Canada (Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Nunavut) and these events will only be open to invited participants. Canadian Heritage is encouraging all Canadians to host consultation events and have created a reference guide for planning and executing a successful event assist (found online at http://www.canadiancontentconsultations.ca/host-your-own-event )
All Canadians can also participate at any time in the discussions via the online web portal and through social media engagement.www.canadiancontentconsultations.ca
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Northwestel Community TV can trigger development applications to the Canadian Media Fund through the Northern Incentive. Deadline for 2016-17 applications is Dec 1st. If anyone would like to explore this option in more detail please contact Chris McNutt at Northwestel - firstname.lastname@example.org / 867.393.7669.
Thank you to everyone who came out to the Basic Interview Lighting Workshop! We had a lot of fun and learned a lot of useful lighting tips. Thanks for the expertise, Neil!
Yukon48 Awards Show + Fundraiser
Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 6:59pm
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre
Event Sponsored by Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre and Winterlong Brewing
Join YFS for an evening of awards for the Yukon 48 Hour Filmmaking Challenge (Nov 4-6th). Hosted by comedian George Maratos, the awards show will continue the theme of ‘Canadiana’ elements that were used by participants in their 150 second films for the challenge.
Multiple awards and two Audience Choice awards go to two the best films, one from Dawson, one from Whitehorse. Winners of the Audience Choice awarded films will be given either Five Film Passes to the Available Light Film Festival 2017 or A full pass to the Dawson City International Short Film Festival 2017.
Fundraising efforts will be ongoing throughout the evening with DVD and Movie Poster Sales.
Post Production Sound Design with Jordy Walker
Monday, November 7, 2016 from 6:00pm to 10:00PM, Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Join local Whitehorse music composer, producer, sound designer and multi-instrumentalist for a two night Workshop on Post Production Sound Design November 7th and 8th, 6pm-10pm at the Yukon Film Society Office.
Cost is $100 for YFS Production members ($125 regular)