Nordicity assists NWT Film Commission develop 5-year film strategy
Posted by Playback Magazine in Toronto and Ottawa on Dec 21, 2016

Nordicity assists the NWT Film Commission develop a film strategy to create a sustainable film industry. The five-year plan identifies opportunities and the stakeholders who should have a hand in leading these initiatives. One of the things created as a result of this strategy is a unique film rebate program which encompasses areas of general spend as well as for productions which provide mentorship and training opportunities locally.

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New economic analysis to be carried out into Irish TV, film and animation sector (Government of Ireland)
Posted by Department of Arts- Heritage- Regional- Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (Government of Ireland) in DUBLIN on Nov 02, 2016

The Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, has today (Wednesday) announced that she has commissioned an economic analysis of our screen based creative industries. The study will examine the economic impact and potential of the Irish film, TV and animation sector. The commissioning of the study is committed to in the Action Plan for Jobs 2016. Following an open tender process, Olsberg SPI Ltd in association with Nordicity, have been selected to conduct the study.

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Nordicity Insight: When minor accessibility adjustments lead to major research results
Posted by Emily Macrae and Julie Whelan in Toronto on Sep 29, 2016

We at Nordicity are thrilled to celebrate the launch of ScreenAccessON: The Employment of People with Disabilities in Ontario’s Screen-based Industries, a study prepared for Lights, Camera, Access! (LCA!) with the support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation, CBC Accessibility, Inclusion and Diversity, OCAD University’s Inclusive Design Research Centre, Accessible Media Inc. and ACTRA Fraternal Benefit Society. We believe that this research has the potential to catalyze new approaches to accessibility for people with disabilities working in film, television, broadcasting and digital media. We wanted to take a moment to reflect on what we learned over the course of this project, as far as integrating accessibility into our own consulting practice and research processes, from engaging with stakeholders to formatting the final report.

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New LCA! Research Report, "#ScreenAccessON" Published: Exploring Issues in Employment, Accessibility and Inclusion in The Screen-Based Industries
Posted by Nordicity in Toronto on Sep 27, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lights, Camera, Access! (LCA!) Marking 10 Years of Advocacy and Advancement For Persons with Disabilities In Canadian Film, Television & Digital Media New LCA! Research Report, "#ScreenAccessON" Published: Exploring Issues in Employment, Accessibility and Inclusion in The Screen-Based Industries

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Striking a chord in Trinidad & Tobago: Nordicity commissioned to develop five year strategic plan for the music industry
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Jul 06, 2016

The Trinidad and Tobago Music Company Limited (MusicTT) has asked Nordicity, along with University of the West Indies Consulting (UWI) and entertainment attorney Lloyd Stanbury, to prepare a strategic plan for the development of the music industry in Trinidad and Tobago.

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Nordicity to develop CARICOM’s Strategic Plan for the Cultural Industries
Posted by Carly Frey in Vancouver on Jul 06, 2016

Together with University of the West Indies Consulting (UWI), Nordicity has been commissioned by the Caribbean Community and Common Market (known as CARICOM) to prepare a regional plan for the cultural and entertainment industries in its 15 member states.

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Superpowers on display at Augmented World Expo (Nordicity Snapshot)
Posted by Julie Whelan in Toronto on Jun 21, 2016

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to join our clients, the Canadian Film Centre and OMERS Ventures, for the launch of our study Pulse on VR: A Workflow and Ecosystem Study at the 7th AWE Conference in Santa Clara, California.

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CFC Media Lab and OMERS Ventures Announce Launch of VR Ecosystem Study
Posted by Yahoo Finance UK in Toronto on Jun 02, 2016

Research into the VR ecosystem and workflows to be conducted by Nordicity for the newly announced Canadian Film Centre's Media Lab (CFC Media Lab) and OMERS Ventures study which aims to identify the key players in this emerging industry and the primary workflows used to bring Virtual Reality (VR) to users.

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Canuck Cinema Complex (The Sudbury Star)
Posted by The Sudbury Star in Ontario on Apr 18, 2016

Canada 's film and television industry generates about $12.8 billion in labour income and $20.4 billion in gross domestic product according to a 2013 report conducted by Nordicity and commissioned by Motion Picture Association Canada. Local film makers are reflecting on the state of the Canadian film industry on National Canadian Film Day.

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Lights, Camera, Access! commissions Nordicity to study the employment of persons with disabilities in screen-based industries
Posted by Julie Whelan in Toronto on Apr 04, 2016

Lights, Camera, Access! commissions Nordicity to study the employment of persons with disabilities in the film and television production, broadcast (including television and radio) and digital media industries.

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