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Women in View Announces Five in Focus: Indigenous Participants

On October 21,2020 at ImagineNATIVE, Women in View launched Five in Focus: Indigenous, its latest iteration of a successful professional development program that will promote and elevate Indigenous women-identifying and non-binary writers and directors in Canada. The Five in Focus: Indigenous participants will work with Indigenous women mentors – Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Inuit), Tracey Deer (Mohawk), Danis Goulet (Cree/Métis), Tina Keeper (Cree), and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sami) – and other industryexperts on the development of their feature film or television series, with funding from the Indigenous Screen Office, Telefilm Canada, Canada Media Fund, Directors Guild of Canada, and TELUS. Five in Focus: Indigenous is tailored to meet the specific needs of each participant and will include industry activities, master classes, pitch training with international consultant Jan Miller, project packaging and more.

Women in View is proud to announce the participants for Five in Focus: Indigenous, the fourth iteration of their professional development program that promotes and elevates women-identifying writers and directors in Canada.

The Five in Focus: Indigenous selected participants are Lindsay McIntyreMarylou MintramJJ NeepinEva Thomas, and Roxann Whitebean.

SEE: Five in Focus: Indigenous Team Press Release

Go to the Five in Focus page

 

Latest On Screen Report available now

Women in View’s 5th On Screen Report — WIVOS19 —  documents women’s employment in Canada’s publicly funded screen-based media from 2014 to 2017 with a special emphasis on women of colour and Indigenous women. See our Reports. See the press release announcing the launch.