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Imagine Native Film + Media Arts Festival

October 18, 2024

The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is an international festival in Toronto that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples on the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio, and new media. Each fall, the festival presents a selection of the most compelling and distinctive Indigenous works from around the globe. The festival's screenings, parties, panel discussions, and cultural events attract and connect filmmakers, media artists, programmers, buyers, and industry professionals. The works accepted reflect the diversity of the world's Indigenous nations and illustrate the vitality and excellence of our art and culture in contemporary media.

It's Your Shot

October 30, 2024

It's Your Shot is a music talent competition launched by Slaight Music in June 2010. The first year's winner was London, Ontario's Liz Coyles with her song "Butterflies". It's Your Shot 2 launched in June of 2012 with a prize package worth $50,000, and the winner was Thought Beneath Film, a five-piece rock band from Hamilton, Ontario. In year three, New Brunswick's Jill Godin was selected the winner, and the 2014 winner was singer-songwriter Sam Drysdale. Kayla Diamond took the top prize in 2015, and in 2016 the winner was Toronto's Notifi. Toronto duo Moscow Apartment took the prize in 2017, followed by singer-songwriter Johnny Shay. The latest winner is the band new Friends from London, Ontario.