Indigenous Screen Office: Protocols and Pathways Presentation

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The Indigenous Screen Office, has the organizational mission of supporting and developing Indigenous screen storytellers and their work, and increasing representation of Indigenous peoples throughout the screen industries in Canada. 

Launched in 2019, the On-Screen Protocols and Pathways media guide was developed by imagineNATIVE as a follow-up to the 2017 Doc Summit conversation. The On-Screen Protocols & Pathways media guide is an industry standard for working with Indigenous peoples, cultures and concepts. Because of the unique cultural, social and historical context of the burgeoning Indigenous Screen industry, several different audiences were identified for the purpose of this document. It attempts to speak not only to Indigenous screen content creators, but also to larger industry stakeholders, non-Indigenous content creators, and Indigenous communities that may be involved in production. Meg MacKay, Coordinator of the Indigenous Screen Office will present an overview of the document.

This workshop is held in partnership with the Asinabka Festival and the Indigenous Screen Office.  Registration is open to SAW Video members and those in attendance at the Asinabka Festival.  Registration is required. 

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SAW Video, The Loop
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Thursday August 8 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
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Meg MacKay is an arts administrator, event coordinator, and television writer of mixed L'nuk/Scottish ancestry. She's worked with the Ontario Arts Council's Indigenous Culture Fund supporting Community, Culture and Way of Life Projects. As an event coordinator, she's worked with Native Women in the Arts, Luminato Festival, TIFF and Inside Out LGBT Film Festival. She has written for the Baroness von Sketch show, and for the upcoming CBC series Tallboyz. She began her role as Coordinator for the Indigenous Screen Office in 2019.