Wapikoni in short

  • Mobile studios fully equipped with cutting-edge technology that travel to Indigenous communities.

  • In Canada: 42 communities from 14 different nations were visited.

  • Abroad: 27 communities from 11 different nations were visited.

  • Since its inception, 4,600 participants were trained or initiated to documentary film or musical recording; 300 to 500 new participants each year.

  • 70 short films and 30 musical recordings created every year in Canada and abroad.

  • A one-of-a-kind collection that is unique in the world, featuring over 1,000 films and 750 musical recordings; exceptional Indigenous cultural heritage.

  • 157 awards and mentions earned in prestigious national and international festivals.

  • Numerous distinctions awarded to Wapikoni Mobile such as the 2014 Intercultural Innovation Award from the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, the 2011 Rights and Freedoms Prize, the Honorable Mention Award at Plural +, a festival organized by UNAOC and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the 28th Grand Prize of the Montreal Council of Arts, film category.

  • The mobile studios travel thousands of kilometres each year, visiting new communities.

  • A non-profit organization and a registered charitable organization that employs a dozen people in its administrative offices and approximately 60 contractual field workers, a half of them Indigenous.

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