Indigenous Screen Summit

Exploring Indigenous ideas, perspectives and representations on screen

The Banff World Media Festival (BANFF), in partnership, with the Indigenous Screen Office (ISO) and Canada Media Fund (CMF) are proud to announce the first in-person Indigenous Screen Summit. The Summit will be anchored by a half-day Pitch Forum financing event on Sunday, June 12 at the Fairmont Banff Springs where Indigenous producers and creators will have the opportunity to pitch their in development scripted programs to panels of Canadian and international buyers, as well as an industry audience.

COMPLIMENTARY FOR ALL 2022 BANFF FESTIVAL PASS HOLDERS

Sunday, June 12: Pitch Forum featuring Indigenous-led scripted films, drama series and comedy projects in development.

June 13-15: Join us at the Banff World Media Festival main program for a stream of Indigenous Screen Summit content and connections

See all speakers and the full agenda HERE

SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Registration
7:30am

Opening Breakfast
8:30am
- presented by the Indigenous Screen Office

Welcome and Prayer from Treaty No.7 Elder, and opening remarks
9:00am
Delegates gather to kick off the event and hear introductory remarks from partners and stakeholders.

Pitch Forum Session #1: Scripted Feature Films
9:30am
Five producers present their feature film projects and receive questions, comments, and expressions of interest from leading buyers, co-production partners, and funders.
- presented in partnership with CMF

Networking Break
10:30am
Take this opportunity to network with your fellow delegates and refocus for another great slate of pitches.

Pitch Forum Session #2: Scripted Drama Series
10:45am
Five producers present their scripted drama series projects and receive questions, comments, and expressions of interest from leading buyers, co-production partners, and funders.
- presented in partnership with CMF

Networking Break
11:45am
Take this opportunity to network with your fellow delegates and refocus for another great slate of pitches.

Pitch Forum Session #3: Scripted Comedy Series
12:00pm
Five producers present their scripted comedy series projects and receive questions, comments, and expressions of interest from leading buyers, co-production partners, and funders.
- presented in partnership with CMF

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS

For more information on the Indigenous Screen Summit:

Nicole Robertson
Content Producer,
Banff World Media Festival
nrobertson@brunico.com

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