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Algonquin AAMP media project newsletter August 2018

Featured: Learn to media; Calls for proposals; Asinabka Festival !

by Algonquin AAMP

Algonquin AAMP media project newsletter August 2018

Kwey Kwey / Greetings,

In this Algonquin Anishinaabeg Aki Media Project email:

Anishinabe Odinewin language camp

SLiDE Digital Technology Assistance
613U media summer school
Meet the Artist: Simon Brascoupe
Absolutely Ottawa on CBC TV
Asinabka Indigenous Film & Media Arts Festival
imagineNATIVE calls for proposals: webseries with APTN; digital project with NFB

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Anishnabe Odinewin - Language & Land based Project
* Language camp featured on CBC's In Town and Out (July 21)


SLiDE: Digital technology support for community orgs
Q&A session August 1, noon-1pm at Impact Hub Ottawa, 123 Slater St Ottawa
August 15 deadline: Open call for projects/requests for support
* The SLiDE team is now accepting project submissions from community-based organizations to assist them in the assessment, adoption and development of digital technology in support of their social missions. SLiDE (Service Learning in Design & Engineering) is part of the Social Innovation Lab at Algonquin College and is intended to harness the talents of students from their Schools of Media and Design and Advanced Technology. 

613U Summer School - from Apt613 
Registration starts August 1, pwyc. Ottawa
Designed for local cultural groups, businesses and citizen journalists, with the goal of improving their capacity to communicate about cultural happenings and local issues:
* August 8: The Citizen Journalist w/ Paul Adams STORYTELLING
* August 12: Behind The Scenes of 613TV w/ Hingman Leung & Chantalle Clarkin VIDEO
* August 22: Captivating Your Audience w/ Penny Lee Colbourne STORYTELLING/VIDEO
* August 22: With The Lights On w/ Penny Lee Colbourne VIDEO
* August 29: DIY Recording Techniques w/ Erin Flynn AUDIO
+ more TBA

Meet the Artist: Simon Brascoupe at Kabeshinan Minitig Pavillion
August 4, 1pm-4pm at 453 Sussex Dr Ottawa

"Absolutely Ottawa" weekly broadcast of films and documentaries
Saturdays at 7pm on CBC Television (will be viewable online after?)
* Mentioned in the preview, is a police officer and mentor in the Kitigan Zibi community (featured what week?), also Dara Wawatay-Chabot co-featured in a full-hour documentary on August 25th.

Asinabka Indigenous Film & Media Arts Festival 
August 8-12, multiple venues in Ottawa
* Includes films by Craig Commanda, Monique Manatch, Abraham Cote, Jacqueline Michel, and more
* Schedule also includes 'Masterclass' on screenwriting and directing

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network and imagineNATIVE Web Series Open Call
August 9 deadline

NFB/imagineNATIVE Seek Innovative Interactive Project Proposals
August 30 deadline


Algonquin Anishinaabeg Aki Media Project
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