Designed for people new to filmmaking as well as the more experienced, ALFF Industry will feature funder presentations, industry panels, one-to-ones with decision-makers, socials and networking opportunities.
Festival guest filmmakers, artists and industry presenters and delegate bios are listed below.
Individual tickets are available for most events.
7:00-8:00 PM - Old Fire Hall - Independent Production Fund (IPF) with Jon Taylor
A special presentation about funding opportunities for short form series drama from IPF.
Followed by an informal ALFF Industry social at Woodcutter's Blanket, 8:15 - 10pm
An overview and introduction to ALFF Industry 2023 from producer Max Fraser. An opportunity to have your questions answered about what to expect during the next five days of industry sessions.
Presentations by decision-makers, festivals and public funders, including: CBC Drama, CBC Comedy, Indigenous Screen Office, Bell Fund, Telefilm Canada, National Film Board of Canada, Canada Media Fund, Tënk Canada, Knowledge Network, Northwestel Community TV, Documentary Organization of Canada, Hot Docs International FF, and Level Film. Schedule here.
Discussion on where to find funds and audience for your project.
Learn the tricks of the production design trade with the armour builder for the post-apocalyptic film, “Polaris”. Free public event.
Learn the steps needed to bring your picture from the page to a finished product.
Spotlight on diversity and inclusion programs and intiatives by one Canada's leading film and media production education and career development institutions for writers, directors and producers.
Spotlight on new funding opportunities being created to lift Indigenous filmmakers and boost Indigenous storytelling.
Online one-to-one meetings with funders and decision-makers. Meeting request sign up form will be sent Friday Feb 3 at 12pm. Schedules will be sent Wed Feb 8 by 8pm. First come first served.
In-person one-to-one meetings with funders and decision-makers. Schedules will be sent Thurs Feb 9. First come first served.
Lofty Sky Entertainment’s Jason Loftus in conversation with Jayden Soroka (Outpost 31) that explores the creation of award-winning animated documentary Eternal Spring and diving deep into the blending of 2D illustrations, animation and documentary.
Find out about new funding programs, meet the new head of Yukon Media Development, hear about a recent report that recommends a road map for growth and discuss future possibilities.
Join us as we hear from a panel of Yukon filmmakers and film festival programmers on key tips and considerations when submitting your creation to film festivals.
10:00 - 11:30 AM upstairs Old Firehall MAKING DOCUMENTARY ORGANIZATION OF CANADA WORK BETTER FOR THE NORTH
Meet and visit with DOC National Executive Director Sarah Spring. Moderated by Suzanne Crocker.
This session is to discuss feedback from a 2022 survey of Yukon DOC members as well as hear new input. An opportunity to share ways that DOC National can better serve doc makers in the North. Free event. PLease RSVP.
Six filmmaking teams pitch their short film project to a jury of film professionals for the chance to win the ALFF Pitch Prize: $7500 in cash and $5000 in in-kind support from Northwestel Community TV and Yukon Film Society. Open to public. For more info or to submit email: email@example.com.