Hamza Haq in our portrait studio. Surrounded by the saying "We are the stories we tell."


Academy Talks
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Building a Production Company

December 13
Anti-Racism Training For Members
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Session 3: Anti-Racism Deep Dive

December 09
Academy Talks: Close-Up
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How to Run a “For Your Consideration” Awards Campaign

December 02
Academy Talks: Ways & Means
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World Builders: The Power of the Art Department

November 25
Academy Talks: Close-Up
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Crypto-Art, Blockchain, and Non-Fungible Tokens

November 15
Anti-Racism Training for Members
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Session 2: Introduction to Active Allyship

November 09
Academy Talks: Framing the Future
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Amplifying the Canadian Indie Game Community

November 02
Academy Talks: Close-Up
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Music Video Production

October 18
Anti-Racism Training for Members
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Session 1: Introduction to Unconscious Bias

October 14
Academy Talks: Framing the Future
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The Future of the Creative Workforce

October 06
Framing the Future | Networking Session
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Presented by Ontario Creates

Academy members are invited to join us after our 2021 Annual General Meeting to connect with Academy staff, new and returning board members, and other Academy members. Choose from a variety of virtual breakout rooms hosted by Academy staff and board members and meet and mingle virtually with other industry professionals.



Tuesday, September 28, 2021
3:00 – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 – 1:00 PM PT – Following our Annual General Meeting at 2:00 PM ET
Zoom meeting


Free for Academy members. 


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September 28
Academy Talks: Ways & Means | In Conversation with Donald Mowat
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Presented by The City of Toronto

In anticipation of Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune, Donald Mowat (make-up, hair and prosthetics designer/head of department) shares a glimpse of his work designing the extraordinary characters of Frank Herbert’s world. In this intimate conversation, Mowat will share experiences from his over thirty-five year career working internationally from LA, Toronto, and Montreal and the care and craft that goes into visualizing characters for every genre of film and television.

September 23

Get Inspired.

Explore our talent development programs and year-round programming

An immersive program combining on-set experience with learning and networking designed to accelerate the careers of directors who are women or women-identifying.
The Canadian Academy Women in Post program provides higher-level industry access and professional development for emerging to mid-level creatives working in all areas of post production.
A year-round professional development series, Academy Talks events feature moderated panels and special guest speakers sharing insight on their creative strategies, innovative business approaches, and industry leadership.
An annual awards program recognizing outstanding artistry in Canadian music video production.
Bringing filmmakers and recording artists together through music video production grants of up to $15,000
The WarnerMedia Access x Canadian Academy Writers Program is a talent activation initiative focused on experienced Canadian writers from underrepresented communities.