Bring “The Silk Road of Pop” to Your City

“If we don’t do it, nobody else will. We love this music. We have to keep this music going.”


An eye-opening film about the thriving underground music scene taking place in Uyghur communities of Xinjiang, China. If you missed this must-watch documentary at Reel Asian last year, now is the chance to bring The Silk Road of Pop (dir. Sameer Farooq) to your city! From January 9 – March 20, you can host a free private-public screening and share the story of Uyghur music scene with your community. Click here for more information.

The Silk Road of Pop - Winner of the 2013 Reel Asian’s Best Canadian Film Award.

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INDIECAN10K – The 10K Canadian Film Challenge






Calling all filmmakers! Producer Avi Federgreen (Moon Point, One Week) and distribution company Indiecan Entertainment have launched INDIECAN10K,  an inaugural initiative aimed at first-time feature filmmakers.

Selected winners will get to work closely with mentors in development, financing, pre-production, production and post-production stages of each feature. Click here for more information.

Deadline to submit applications is on February 16, 2014 at 11:59PM EST

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TAIS Animation Workshops for this Winter!

The Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS) has released their Winter 2014 workshop schedule. Ever wanted to dabble in animation, paper puppets or stop-motion? Check out the classes TAIS is offering this season – no animation experience required! More information here

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Job Postings: WIFT-T, Images Festival, Hot Docs

Communications Manager Deadline: January 29



Volunteer Manager Deadline: February 14 at 5pm



Events Coordinator Deadline: February 13

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Call For Submissions: TAAFI, InsideOut, WIFT-T

TAAFI is excited to announce that submissions are open for the next edition of the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International next Spring, June 2014 at TIFF Bell Lightbox and Corus Quay.

We are now accepting shorts and feature-length submissions of all genres and techniques into the competition for this year’s event. From advertising to motion graphics, visual effects to game cinematics, and traditional animation. All films are eligible for the Grand Prix awarded by an International Jury. FULL SUBMISSION DETAILS HERE.

Final Deadline: January 31, 2014
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Kapisanan Opens Applications for CLUTCH Program!

Our friends at Kapisanan are accepting applications for CLUTCH! CLUTCH is a FREE six-month intensive arts-based and cultural immersion program for young Filipinas (aged 17-24) to start a dialogue with each other, get mentorship from professional artists, and have access to professional tools to hone their creativity.

Do you picture your future self working as an artist? Do you wonder how professional artists make it work? Are you looking for a place to learn more about your Filipino roots and history, too? Then apply for CLUTCH!

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Job Postings: CivicAction, Manifesto Festival, Artscape & more!

Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the CEO

The Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the CEO will provide administrative support to the CEO and help manage corporate, financial, and other operational affairs. On behalf of the CEO, the Office Manager will liaise with members of the Board of Directors, Steering Committee, funders and other key stakeholders, and manage correspondence with the CEO’s office.

Communications and Development Officer
The Communications and Development Officer will manage the planning, coordination, and implementation of communications, media relations, and fundraising activities.

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Call For Volunteers – Friends of South Asia Committee at the ROM

See below for ROM’s Friends of South Asia Committee call for volunteers.

Are you passionate about South Asian history, art and culture? Do you love looking at authentic artifacts and imagining the stories they tell? Would you like to get involved? Then we want to hear from you!

The Friends of South Asia (FSA) Committee is a group of dedicated volunteers at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). We work alongside the curator and the collection to deepen understanding and appreciation of the diverse and rich history of South Asian art and culture. Founded in 1990 and now affiliated with the membership department, we create links between the FSA and the wider community through programming and social media.

The FSA committee is looking for dynamic, committed individuals of all ages and backgrounds who would like to share their skills and enthusiasm for South Asian culture. Continue reading

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EAST Arts Management Collective – call for applicants!

Are you a young artist who wants to manage events and arts projects?
Or a youth entrepreneur looking to expand your network in the arts industry? Do you want join an innovative collective of other like-minded youth and artists and get real career-related experience?

Apply to the East Arts Management Collective!

Presented by Scarborough Arts, the East Arts Management Collective is a FREE, four-month-long series of intensive workshops in event planning, funding, networking, marketing and media relations to help young people build project management skills specific to a career in arts and entertainment industries.

Youths age 16-24 are encouraged to apply. Deadline: Thursday January 30

Click here for the application form and for more information.

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Job Posting: TIFF and Ontario Arts Council

Exhibitions Coordinator Deadline: Dec 5
Assistant, School & Educator Programmes Deadline:  Dec 6
Senior Manager, Production Services Deadline: Dec 20
Facilities Manager Deadline: Jan 3

Ontario Arts Council (OAC)
Bilingual Programmes Assistant: Visual Arts and Crafts Deadline: Dec 11

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