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Visible Vault Digital Stories Call for Aspiring Inuit Filmmakers and Videographers

Visible Vault, Inuit Art Centre. Michael Maltzan Architecture.

Calling all Inuit filmmakers, videographers, and photographers!

The WAG Inuit Art Centre is accepting topic submissions for 3-5 min. videos that:

•  Feature stories about Inuit art, culture, history, language, and life in the Arctic.

•  Highlight perspectives of Inuit artists, Elders, knowledge keepers, storytellers, youth and community members.

•  Minimum honorarium for each video is $500.

Films will be premiered with the opening of the new Inuit Art Centre near the end of this year.

Be creative, tell us a story, share your culture, and be a part of an amazing Inuit-led project!

Download the application package here or here in Inuktitut (South Baffin dialect) and submit it by August 31, 2020.

For any questions, please contact or call 204.789.1342 / 204.789.0516.


ᐃᓄᖕᓂ ᕿᓂᕐᑐᒍ ᐊᐅᔭᓕᐅᕐᑎᓂ, ᓴᓇᙳᐊᕐᑎᓂ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓃ ᐊᔨᓕᐅᕐᑎᓂ

ᕕᓂᐲᒃᒥ ᐃᓄᐃ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᕐᑐᓕᕆᔨᒃᑯᑦ ᐊᐅᔭᓕᐅᕐᓯᒪᔪᓂ ᐃᑲᕋᖃᕐᓗᒍ 3ᒥᑦ- 5ᒥᓂᑦᒧᑦ

  • ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕐᑐᐊᕐᑐᓂ ᕿᓂᕐᑐᒍ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᕐᑎᓂ, ᐃᓕᖁᓯᓕᕆᓂᕐᓂ, ᐃᒃᓴᓂᕐᑕᕐᓂ, ᐃᓄᒃᑑᕐᓂᖅ ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓃ ᐃᓅᓯᕆᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔭᕐᓂ  ᐃᓄᐃ ᓄᓇᙵᓂ.
  • ᑐᓴᕈᒪᕗᒍ ᓴᓇᙳᐊᕐᑎᓂ, ᐃᓐᓇᑐᖃᕐᓂ, ᐃᓄᐃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᙱᓂ ᐸᐸᑦᓯᔪᐃ, ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕐᑐᐊᕐᓂ, ᒪᒃᑯᒃᑐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓄᓇᓕᐊᓛᓄᑦ.
  • ᐊᑭᓕᕐᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᕐᓂᐊᕐᐳᑎ 500.00ᑖᓚᒥ

ᐃᓱᒪᕐᓱᕐᓗᑎ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕈᑎᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᒍ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕐᑐᐊᕐᓗᑎ ᐃᓅᓯᕆᔭᐃᑦ, ᐃᓕᖁᓯᓕᕆᔭᐃᑦ ᓄᐃᑕᑦᓯᐊᕐᓗᒍ, ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᓂᐊ ᐃᓄᖕᓄ.


2 thoughts on "Visible Vault Digital Stories Call for Aspiring Inuit Filmmakers and Videographers"

I am from Greenland, Master in Sâmi Journalism from an Indigenous Perspective.
I made a film/tv documentary as part of my masters thesis. After education in Indigenous issues, I realized I used Inuit method to make film. To
follow Inuk hunter and fisher, I adapted to the boathings, and made interviews on Greenlandic and my own knowledge about our way of living. The film is on Greenlandic with english subtitles. I screened it World Science Conference in Lausanne, 20019.
The focus of my master’s thesis is the statistical analysis of gender differences in
education and migration in Greenland. A television documentary: “In the wake of
modern life, women are becoming leaders” covers a real story about contemporary
issues in Greenland and the ways one is able to have a career and earn a living. I have
documented the gender gap between men and women in education and the impact their
choices have upon their careers.
I also documented that there is a migration of women out of Greenland. Still the most
important demographic changes taking place in Greenland for example Danish
population is decreasing besides that the employees high ranking officials from
Denmark are replaced by well-educated Greenlandic women in workplaces. In the
“traditional” Greenlandic media coverage of such events, reporters have most often
used stock video or film from previous reports with regards to the actual “on site”
documentation when making stories about the hunters and fishermen and their wives.
In contrast to this, I followed their work by accompanying them specifically at sea. In
doing so, I showed how they managed to work along the coast. Interviewees from
Ilulissat I interviewed at their homes.
It has been important to me to document for the television viewers, the major
differences between men and women in education and career choices. I have tried to
present a fair and honest documentary regarding this gender difference. In this issue we
should not only see the facts, numbers, and statistics, but find stories and the reality to
show that the hunters and fishers, and their wives, are deeply proud of what they are
doing, despite society requiring Greenlanders to be educated. I follow two hunters and
fishers, their wives and a BA level graduate from University of Greenland,
documenting their daily life in 2018 stories in Greenland. I have documented seal
hunting that is very important, especially the first seal catch, a boys first catch, a
practice we have inherited from our ancestors.
. Hunters and fishers are using methods from our ancestors.

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