funding


When it comes to arts and culture funding in Canada, it’s often a question of the ‘chicken or the egg’ variety – does the arts sector need government funding to grow or should the government encourage the industry to stand on its own two legs first for fear of ‘weakening’ […]

Fashion Design Non-Eligible For Government Grants


If you flipped through the average Ottawa tourism brochure, you would be hard-pressed to find anything mentioning the burlesque performances and poetry slams that regularly sell-out in the city. You might learn, however, that in 2010 Ottawa was named the IFEA World Festival & Event City. Ottawa takes pride in […]

Festival City


The NXNE Conference is a chance for the music industry to connect, network, and most importantly, learn.  Anyone involved in the industry knows that it’s changing almost daily, so keeping up to date on all the latest developments and opportunities is essential. “Get Rich or Die Streamin” took aim at […]

Get Rich or Die Streamin’ – NXNE Panel Review



Talk about frustrating – this month has brought two case studies of film professionals in Canada hitting red tape trouble.  I’ll speak about one in this article and feature the other in my next post. Case 1: Conflicting dates between the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) and funding application dates to […]

Caught Up in Red Tape