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Issue 12
March 8, 2023

The DOCKED Film Festival edition
This edition includes:
International Women’s Day
24 filmmakers /31 films
DOCKED workshop – An Introduction to Filming with your Smartphone
DOCKED Artists and  Film stills to get you SUPER excited! 
“BIG small Talk” with Jason Baerg

Job Opportunities
Highlighted Awards and Competition Deadlines by Province (Coast to Coast)
Highlighted Training and  Professional Opportunities
FREE Workshop at DOCKED
An Introduction to Filming with your Smartphone
Facilitated by Tianna Delorme
Time: 3 hrs + Free Lunch
Date Friday March 17

Join Artist Tianne Delorme to gain knowledge on how you can use your smartphone to document your art practice and share your art online. Participants will be introduced to smartphone apps as tools for creating engagement fo social media as an artist, as well as offering the tools for editing/production or your own mini-film. The workshop includes a prompt for filming: Where do you find joy? where participants will respond to the prompt and apply their new skills. The event is welcome to all ages, and will need to bring their own smartphone.
For Docked Film Festival information and Program
Featured DOCKED Filmmaker, Carol Geddes Retrospective, March 17, 2023 at the Artesian in Regina. 
Counter-clockwise from top left hand corner: Still images from: David Garneau – Hoop Dreams 2013, Bawaadan Collective – The Golden Age – A Short Fantasy Film, Howard Adler – Madweyaanimad (You can hear the wind), Amanda Kindzierski – “What kind of help” 2021, Timothy Myles – Little BIrd, Dianne Ouellette – lii bufloo aen loo kishkishiw (buffalo wolf memory – 2022), Amanda Smart – Vermis, Rihkee Strapp – The Prophecy of the White Lodge, Billy Parrell – What you carry with you (2022),  Jamie Whitecrow – The Solar Lodge, Jessie Short – July, Claude Latour – Shooting the Indian Act: Kitigan Zibi 2003, Christine Kirouac – Nectarine, Tristan Greyeyes – Tiny House Warrior Camp, Esperanza Sanchez, Espitia – Whispering to my soul 2021, Craig Commanda – Mokadjige, Karmella Cen Benedito De Barros – Black Native (2020).
Featured DOCKED Filmmaker, Marjorie Beaucage Retrospective, March 18, 2023 at the Artesian in Regina. 

BIG small Talk with Collective Member: Jason Baerg

by Sasha Kucas

BIG small talk is a chance to introduce the Harbour Collective members that work behind the scenes. Sasha Kucas zooms with Jason Baerg for a fun conversation full of BIG small talk.

The alarm might get Jason Baerg out of bed, but their work keeps him going. This risk-taking, collaborating, interdisciplinary artist extraordinaire, drinker of green shakes, and tender-hearted wolf is overflowing with gratitude. Baerg discusses art, Wâsakâm ᐋᐧᓴᑳᒼ, and their connection to family…

To read more about Jason Baerg
Jason Baerg is a registered member of the Métis Nations of Ontario and serves their community as an Indigenous activist, curator, educator, and interdisciplinary artist. Baerg graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Fine Arts from Rutgers University and is enrolled in the Ph.D. program at Monash University. Baerg teaches as the Assistant Professor in Indigenous Practices in Contemporary Painting and Media Art at OCAD University. Exemplifying their commitment to community, they co-founded The Shushkitew Collective and The Métis Artist Collective. Baerg has served as volunteer Chair for such organizations as the Indigenous Curatorial Collective and the National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition. As a visual artist, they push digital interventions in drawing, painting, and new media installation. Select international solo exhibitions include Canada House in London, UK, the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia, and the Digital Dome at the Institute of the American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. They sat on numerous art juries and won awards through such facilitators as the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and The Toronto Arts Council. For more information about their practice, please visit
Banff World Media Festival
hosts an international conference, marketplace and Rockie Awards, alongside the world’s top creators, producers, showrunners, talent, networks, studios, streamers, press and media companies.
June 11 – 14
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Job Opportunities

Art Gallery of Swift Current – Preparator-Carpenter
This position is responsible for the installation and dismantling of exhibitions, safe handling of artworks, design, construction, and maintenance of gallery materials and equipment as well as supporting Gallery programming, education, and outreach activities. This position plays a vital role in exhibition design as well as in the preservation of AGSC’s permanent collection, helping to ensure artists are supported in achieving their artistic goals. This position is also responsible for the coordination and lead installation of event tent setup and take down for various special events in the community.
March 8

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador – Indigenous Cultural Liaison (Public Programming Officer)
Reporting to the Director, Art Gallery, Museums and Visitor Engagement, the Indigenous Cultural Liaison Officer will work with staff at The Rooms to enhance programs, access and connection with Indigenous peoples and communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. 
March 10

Manitoba Film and Music – Chief Executive Officer and Film Commissioner
The CEO & Film Commissioner has responsibility to the Board of Directors for the overall operations and oversight of the corporation, ensuring that policies, systems and processes are consistent with the mission, vision and values of the corporation and in line with the strategic plan of the corporation. 
March 10

City of St. Albert – Professional Programming Presenter

The Professional Programming Presenters are responsible for managing the day to day business and advancing of presenting activities for the City of St. Albert. This position, in tandem with another full-time Presenter, will project manage a wide variety of presentations including the negotiation of artist contracts, management of artist logistics including accommodation, transportation, hospitality, and the management of budgets directly related to presentations.
March 12

Winnipeg Folk Fest – Programs and Performer Services Assistant (PPSA)

The PPSA will provide administrative and operational support to the Artistic Department of the Winnipeg Folk Festival. This includes support for all performer services and artistic programs including the 2023 Festival including the STINGRAY Young Performers Program.
March 13

University of Toronto – Assistant Professor: Indigenous Digital Arts Culture and Media

Candidates must have a terminal degree: either an MFA or a PhD i n Communications; Humanities; Indigenous Studies; Information Studies; Journalism Studies; Media Studies; Social Sciences; Visual and/or Performing Arts or a related field, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Candidates with an MFA should have the degree in hand by the time of application. Candidates with a PhD must have the degree in hand by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Preference will be given to candidates who self-identify as Indigenous. 
March 13

Royal Winnipeg Ballet – Recreational Division Registar

This exciting opportunity is for those who have a sound administrative background, thrive in customer service, and understand the importance of fostering positive relationships. Ideal candidates are skilled communicators, deadline driven, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. With your exceptional organization, motivation, and sound judgment, you will thrive in this role.
March 15

Two Rivers Gallery – Executive Director
As the Executive Director, you are a dynamic and innovative leader with the vision, experience and passion to guide this award-winning centre for visual art in the north. 
March 15

McMichael Canadian Art Foundation – Executive Director, Development and Donor Relations
The McMichael Canadian Art Collection generates revenue from both government and private philanthropic sources and its Foundation is seeking an Executive Director, Development & Donor Relations to raise philanthropic dollars to advance the Collection’s vision as an extraordinary place to visit and explore Canadian culture and identity.
March 15

Emily Carr University of Art + Design – Tenured / Tenure-Track Position in 2D + Experimental Animation
Candidates should be able to teach students at multiple levels, from Foundation to Graduate Studies, and will be expected to contribute to developing curriculum in an institution that is committed to the interrelation of theory and practice. Candidates should be equally fluent in current media and visual culture discourses and studio practices, and in balancing the conceptual, aesthetic and technical demands of the discipline. 
March 15

Manitoba Museum – Learning Facilitator Bilingual 
The Manitoba Museum is the province’s award-winning heritage and science centre. It is unique in its combination of human and natural history themes and renowned for its vivid portrayal of Manitoba’s rich and colourful history, Planetarium shows, and Science Gallery exhibits.
March 16

New Media Manitoba – Manager of Advanced Training and Workforce Development
New Media Manitoba is looking for a Manager of Advanced Training and Workforce Development to fulfill its workforce development responsibilities as the sector council for Manitoba’s interactive digital media community. 
March 21

Manitoba Arts Council – Director of Granting
As a member of the Management team, the Director of Granting manages MAC’s granting activity within the framework established from MAC’s Strategic Priorities.
March 22

Shushkitew Collective – 
Métis Equity in the Arts Research Initiative – Researcher
Shushkitew Collective was formed in 2020 with the goal of advancing Métis self-determination and flourishing in the arts through forms of gathering, knowledge sharing, research and advocacy. We have come together as artists, curators, writers, and educators to address the systemic inequities that have led to the underrepresentation and misunderstanding of Métis art and culture within the Canadian art system. We aim to build capacity for our artists and cultural workers and to support intergenerational dialogue and learning toward engendering Métis futurity. 
April 30

Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre – Art Specialist
Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned artistic, educational and recreational programming across a beautiful 10-acre campus at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 45 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world, presenting thousands of events annually from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design, to visual arts and more. Welcoming visitors year-round, there is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre!
May 31

Edmonton Arts Council – Director Investments, Services and Partnerships
The Director, Investments, Services and Partnerships will be part of the senior leadership team and an active contributor to the advancement of the organization. Under the guidance of the Associate Executive Director, Programs, Services and Access, the Director Investments, Services and Partnerships will help translate the strategic direction of the 10-year plan, Connections & Exchanges, into actionable operational plans and priorities for the three teams within their scope of responsibility and accountability.

EMMEDIA – Fesival Coordinator
EMMEDIA is an electronic media arts centre established in 1979 and incorporated as a non-profit society in 1983. Professionally managed and directed by practicing artists, the Society responds to a broad community by offering affordable access to media art production tools, services, technical and educational support, and to an array of public exhibition programs. Our commitment to the media arts crosses a range of media and disciplines: audio, video, web-based art, independent film, animation, multimedia, performance and environments.

Film Fatales – Program Manager (part-time remote position) and Fellowship Coordinator(seasonal remote position)
Film Fatales is a 501c3 non profit arts organization and talent discovery platform which supports a membership community of over a thousand feature film and television directors of all marginalized genders. 

OCAD university – Assistant Professor: Indigenous Visual Culture
The Indigenous Visual Culture (INVC) program at OCAD University combines practice-specific and interdisciplinary studio-based learning, and courses in the visual, cultural, social and political history of Indigenous peoples. The program prepares students to engage in complex and evolving global discourses in Indigenous history, art history and contemporary art practice across a range of expressions, material and media. It can lead to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or an interdisciplinary minor. 

Click here to view even more Job Opportunities on our website
Awards and Competition Deadlines listed by Province (Coast to Coast)
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Manitoba Arts Council – Indigenous 360
The Indigenous 360 program supports artistic and cultural activities by Indigenous applicants including artists, Knowledge Keepers, Indigenous-led arts groups and Indigenous-led organizations. Deadline: April 25
Click here for more information and to apply
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Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec – Digital Arts Research Residency in Marseille, France
Residence for two months around digital-related themes for a curator or an artist in digital arts from Quebec. Deadline: April 13
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Marked Raven is a new Inuit-owned VFX company is dedicated to delivering work that meets the highest industry standards.
Check out their website
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Canada Council for the Arts – Creating, Knowing, Sharing: The Arts and Cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples Short Term Projects 
The Short-Term Projects component of Creating, Knowing and Sharing funds First Nations, Inuit and Métis professional and aspiring artists, cultural carriers, arts/cultural professionals, groups, collectives and arts/culture organizations. Grants provide support for any combination of eligible Creating, Knowing and Sharing activities for projects lasting up to 12 months. Deadline: March 15
Click here for more information and to apply
Banff Centre for the Arts – Indigenous Woman’s Achievement in Community Leadership Award
Indigenous Leadership at Banff Centre is excited to announce that the Indigenous Woman’s Achievement in Community Leadership Award is open for applications. Deadline: March 21
Click here for more information and to apply
”The International Flag of Planet Earth”, by Oskar Pernefeldt.
St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF) is Canada’s longest-running women’s film festival. Established in 1989 with a bold vision of supporting and promoting women’s creative work in local and international screen-based industries, SJIWFF has grown in submissions and accolades for over three decades. Mulitiple deadlines until June 19.
To apply
Click here for a more complete list of awards and competition deadlines on our website
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Training and Professional Opportunities – Highlighted

Jumpstart Foundations: Free, on-demand learning opportunities with industry professionals. Register for free now to access a series of inspiring and educational modules. Learn from music industry professionals on topics to assist in your music career journey.
Register for free
WARNER BROS. DISCOVERY CURATORIAL PROGRAMMING FELLOWSHIP is a part-time paid training opportunity to develop an understanding of the pre-screening of select festival submissions, specific to territories or film genre, the craft of copywriting and administrative acumen for scheduling, hosting and facilitation for various programming events.
Accepting application until March 23
For more information and to apply
Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art is a charitable, not-for-profit artist-run centre located on Treaty 1 territory in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Urban Shaman presents contemporary Indigenous Aboriginal art with integrity while remaining rooted in our diverse Aboriginal cultures.
For more information
The Kluane National Park Artist Residency provides an opportunity for established visual artists to pursue work that brings together science and art through connection with the spectacular landscape of Kluane National Park and Reserve in the southwest Yukon. Call for Applications. Deadline: March 20
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Creative BC – DIG IWD Panel on Zoom – Let’s talk about access, baby!
Diversity in Games is excited to present our International Women’s* Day Panel- Let’s talk about access, baby! Join us on Zoom for an online panel session, featuring 3 parents in the games/tech industry whose focus on the panel is educate listeners on experiences that parents/caregivers have had in the games industry and the potential challenges they’ve run into around equity. Deadline: March 15
To register
Digital Arts Resource Centre (DARC) – Decolonizing the Screen: A History of Chinese Cinema
A History of Chinese Cinema is a 4-part lecture series exploring prominent films, themes, and events that have shaped Chinese cinema.
March 21 – April 11 Online Workshop
To register
Creative Manitoba – Responsibilities of Filmmakers While Working in Diverse Communities with Lalita Krishna
Lalita Krishna has made films in different countries in Africa, Peru, India and across Canada. The documentaries take viewers into the heart and homes of the protagonist, giving us a candid and intimate look into the cultures and traditions of diverse communities.
March 9

Creative BC – SXSW Building a Sustainable Economy in the Metaverse
On March 13, 2023 join 3D, AR, and VR visionaries to discuss what the metaverse is today, and how to take action to move beyond growth to create utility and maintain a sustainable economy.
March 13

Banff Centre for the Arts – Intermediate Indigenous Evaluation Frameworks Spring 2023

The ability to design, direct, and benefit from evaluation practice is an inherent right. Indigenous people have been evaluating since time immemorial. Today, evaluation as a tool can support Indigenous practices and inform the design of programs and projects. Evaluation is a mechanism for amplifying the collective of Indigenous voices. 
March 14

Film Training Manitoba – Leadership Management and Supervision in Film Course
Given the film industry’s highly technical and fast-paced nature, individuals can often be promoted or advance in positions with little or no training on how to lead, manage and supervise. This can provide significant challenges. This course will provide in-depth leadership, management and supervision skills development for the participants and includes in-depth examples and best practices, three case studies and an open book test.
March 18-19

Banff Centre for the Arts – Opera in the 21st Century: Don Giovanni
Opera in the 21st Century: Don Giovanni focuses on the development of early career opera professionals, providing the skills and experience to take them to the next level of their careers in an evolving industry. Led by Artistic Director Joel Ivany, the stellar faculty is comprised of internationally recognized professionals from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines
March 22

Digital Arts Resource Centre (DARC) – Script to Screen
This 5-part, seminar-style workshop provides an overview of what’s needed to bring a film from pre-production to final delivery.
March  27 – April 24

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