Dawson City International Film Festival Residencey
The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) is now
accepting applications from visual artists, media artists, and interdisciplinary
artists for its 2014 Artist in Residence Program.
The residence accommodates up to 2 artists concurrently
–- for research, development and production of ongoing or new
bodies of work.
Artists may also have the opportunity to facilitate outreach programs
such as talks, workshops and exhibitions, intended to promote interaction
and professional development, and provide exposure and access to a diverse
range of contemporary arts practices and theories within the community.
Residencies are from 4-12 weeks duration starting from January 1, 2015
through to December 31, 2015. Participants are responsible for all travel
and personal expenses including food and materials related to their
The Artist in Residence Program is located in the Macaulay
Residence. Built in 1901, the home is now owned by Parks Canada as part
of the Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site of Canada.
Filmmakers that have stayed in the residence include Scott Amos, Christina Battle, Elisabeth Belliveau, Katherine Berger, Marcia Connolly, Stephen Foster, Curtis Grahauer, Karen Hines, Phil Hoffman, Andreas Horvath, Angela Josse, Lulu Keating, Michelle Latimer, Brian Lye, Rozalind MacPhail,Naomi McCormack, Dan Monceaux, Madi Piller, Stefan Popescu, Joanna Priestley, Dan Sokolowski, Emma Sterling.
2016 Film Festival Residency
The Dawson City International Short Film Festival takes
place each spring on Easter Weekend. The 2014 Film Festival presented
screenings of over 100 short films and videos from around the world
to over 1,500 enthusiastic cinema fans. The festival weekend includes
workshops, panel discussions and special presentations by participating
filmmakers and special guests.
Filmmakers working in all media may apply for residency
dates to coincide with the Film Festival (April 2–5, 2015) and have the opportunity to
participate in Festival Programming. In past years, KIAC Artists in
Residence have presented their films in special screenings and talks,
facilitated workshops, and participated in panel discussions.
Please mark your application “Film Festival Residency”.
Please note that filmmakers may also apply under the General Call for
residency dates other than those connected with the Film Festival.
Deadlinefor 2016 is April 1, 2015.
For more info check out the KIAC