Film & Video

Alberta’s offers opportunities for both emerging and developing film and video artists and Albertans who want to enjoy and experience cutting edge film art. Alberta’s film and video artists constantly develop their craft, experimenting with traditional filmmaking through the integration of new and emerging digital technologies.

Whether you’re looking for a grant for a film and video development opportunity or to support a project, or simply looking for opportunities to enjoy a film festival, Alberta is the place for you.

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Alberta
Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society - Exists to promote, educate, support and advocate for Alberta media arts.

Alberta Motion Pictures Industries Association - AMPIA’s primary role is representing their membership throughout the province, disseminating information, providing professional development opportunities for members, marketing on their behalf and seeking avenues towards  increased funding  for the development and production of media projects in the province.

Calgary
Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) - The CSIF is an inclusive, non-profit, arts-based society that exists to encourage film making as art, reflecting and challenging our changing cultural landscape through production and exhibition of the Filmmaker.

EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society - ENMEDIA offers public screenings, lectures, installations and performances; introductory, advanced and custom-designed workshops; artist residencies; production awards and scholarships.

Quickdraw Animation Society (QAS) - QAS serves as a fulcrum for independent artists and the larger community with progressive artistic and community-based initiatives.

Edmonton
Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) - FAVA is a not-for-profit, charitable society that exists to facilitate and support the creation and exhibition of independent film, video and media arts in Northern Alberta.

National
Canadian Filmmaker's Distribution Centre - CFMDC is a non-commercial film distributor dedicated to distributing works which operate not simply outside of the mainstream, but which are innovative and diverse in their origins and expressions.

Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) - The IMAA is a non-profit national arts service organization that promotes and advances the interests of a vibrant media arts community.

National Screen Institute (NSI) - The NSI is a charitable, not-for-profit organization offering a national film, television and digital media training school for writers, directors and producers.


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