Vucavu Outreach & Media Arts Resource Mixer

Wed, Feb 5, 2020
630pm—8pm

Join Video Out, VUCAVU, Cineworks, and Moving Images for a presentation and discussion on the various methods and means of distributing media works in 2020.

Jacquelyn Hebert (VUCAVU) will be leading the event, along with representatives from local resource centres for media artists, April Thompson (Cineworks), Sylvia Jonescu Lisitza (Moving Images), and Casey Wei (Video Out).

VUCAVU.com is a bilingual video streaming platform operated by the non-profit Coalition of Canadian Independent Media Art Distributors / Coalition canadienne des distributeurs indépendent en arts médiatiques (CCIMAD/CCDIAM). CCIMAD was established in 2013 by a group of independent Canadian film and video distributors to improve accessibility to the artists’ works in their catalogues by creating a shared digital distribution strategy. VUCAVU currently streams 1,300+ films spanning 45 years of Canadian moving image art of all kinds.

This presentation includes an overview of how VUCAVU, Video Out, Cineworks, and Moving Images can help media artists and filmmakers promote their work in terms of distribution and programming opportunities.

This event takes place on the Unceded Coast Salish Territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.