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!

Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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.

Continue reading

Posted in Job Postings | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Volunteer Opportunities | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Call for Submissions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Job Postings | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

WIFT-T Business Mgmt Program for Media Professionals

Do you know an emerging media professional interested in deepening or refreshing their media education? Someone who is transitioning to a new area of the business? Someone that is new to the Canada screen-based industry and needs an in-depth overview? The WIFT-T Business Management for Media Professionals Program is Continue reading

Tweet this!Tweet this!
Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Filmmaker Update: Shasha Nakhai

Only one week left to help crowd-fund filmmaker Shasha Nakhai’s latest project Weekend Warrior!

Weekend Warrior is a new short comedy from the Casey Brothers and Compy Films.

Weekend Warrior follows Bobby Reddick as he tries to adjust to life in the Canadian army reserves, and the friction he encounters when his instructing officer discovers he’s abusing the system for his own personal therapy.

Help support emerging filmmakers! Visit the Weekend Warrior Indiegogo campaign page and help them reach their goal.

In 2010, Shasha Nakhai won the Reel Asian “So You Think You Can Pitch” competition in the Emerging Filmmaker category. The following year her short documentary “The Sugar Bowl” premiered at the festival and was the winner of the WIFT-T award. Shasha’s latest short film “Paruparo” premiered at Reel Asian in the SPRUNG live film and dance presentation.

Posted in Filmmaker Updates | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Call for Submissions: Hot Docs 2014







This Friday is the early-bird deadline for Hot Docs 2014 Festival submissions. Hot Docs accepts Canadian and international documentaries of all lengths and subject matter. Submission guidelines and FAQs are available online.

Early bird deadline: Friday November 19
Deadline: Friday December 13

Posted in Call for Submissions | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Job posting: TIFF

TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization, is accepting applications for the full-time position of: COORDINATOR, FESTIVAL PROGRAMMING Continue reading

Tweet this!Tweet this!
Posted in Job Postings | Tagged , | Leave a comment

RA picks at Planet in Focus

Planet in Focus is Canada’s largest environmental film festival and this year their annual event returns on November 21-24, 2013 with filmmaker and activist Zacharias Kunuk and Chris Hadfield as the recipients of their Eco-Heroes Award. Here are our picks of the fest: Continue reading

Tweet this!Tweet this!
Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment