Meet the Funder Webinar: APTN

Tuesday, October 24

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Join us for a Meet the Funder Webinar

APTN is seeking distinctive, innovative documentary & digital content! On Oct 24, join us for a special webinar conversation about APTN’s programming vision, the projects they’re excited about, and how to pitch them.

Broadcasting to over 11 million households, APTN is recognized for its exceptional Canadian stories, for its diversity of language, and a bold point of view that reflects Aboriginal pride and heritage.

Its internationally renowned slate of programming includes docuseries (such as Taken and Moosemeat & Marmalade) and feature films (We Were Children). With additional support for digital media and short film projects, APTN is on the leading edge of documentary storytelling.

Join Programming Manager of Central Region, Nadia Gaudet, for this exciting look at what APTN is commissioning and acquiring.

 Tuesday, October 24
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
Price: FREE


Nadia Gaudet Burnstick is very proud of her Francophone-Métis heritage. She has a life-long passion for storytelling, which began through music, as a songwriter and composer.  Her artistic background lead her to produce and manage a variety of live events, branching out into the film & television industry in 2006, working in various roles on documentaries, music & variety shows and television series filmed across Canada.

Nadia joined APTN in 2014, as Programming Coordinator for the Central Region, and was promoted in 2016, to Manager of Programming where she is able to work with Aboriginal Producers who share her passion to celebrate Aboriginal culture, and who find innovative and authentic ways to share their inspiring stories.


Nicolina Lanni - Moderator

Nicolina Lanni is a Toronto-based filmmaker. She started in public radio in 2007 at the CBC but shortly thereafter turned to broadcast television. Her work as a director and producer include programming for The History Channel, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, NHK, SBS, Global Television and more.

Lost & Found was her first feature length documentary which screened around the world and aired on 4 continents. Her latest 6-part documentary series The Eleven will air on A&E this Fall. Nicolina has a B.A. in Women’s Studies and Dramatic Arts from Brock University and a Masters in Journalism from Carleton University. She co-runs Frank Films – a boutique production company and she co-founded and co-runs the Toronto chapter of Film Fatales a global collective of female filmmakers who meet monthly to help foster more work by and about women.




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