Industry Days

imagineNATIVE Industry Days is back from October 19-22, 2022, in-person at Artscape Sandbox and TIFF Bell Lightbox and online from October 24-30, 2022.


Select industry Days panels will be available online Date TBD, following our Social media for more updates

Only Industry Package holders can purchase Industry event tickets.
To apply for an Industry Package please complete the form below. If your accreditation is confirmed the Institute team will contact you with a link to purchase you Industry Package.

Please note, there is a limited amount of Industry Days Packages and all Industry Days events must be RSVP’d to confirm attendance.


The imagineNATIVE Institutes annual Micro Meetings Networking Day is back in-person with online access at TIFF Bell Lightbox on Friday, October 21, 2022, during imagineNATIVE film + media arts festival’s Industry Days offerings! We invite industry decision-makers to join Indigenous film and television creatives for a full day of one-on-one meetings. Micro meetings is designed to create meaningful connections and collaborations between Indigenous creatives and Industry Leaders.

Micro Meetings Schedule for October 21, 2022

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET

Meet with Festival Programmers + Curators

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET

Meet with Buyers, Sales, Acquisitions + Distribution

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Meet with Production + Development

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET

Meet with Agents + Representation

If you have been sent an Industry Comped Package or have been approved for the HST exemption for Indian Status Card Holders, please sign in with your email address in the menu bar and add the appropriate package to your cart.

Then, checkout and start fulfilling your package! Head over to our events page to browse and pick* your events! Simply add the ticket to your cart, and checkout when you’re ready!

*We recommend checking out after redeeming 5 event tickets at a time.

If you’ve been given a complimentary Industry Package please click on “Add Industry Comped Package.”


Industry Comped

Industry Package
Indian Status Card Holder

AVAILABILITY: Tickets are subject to availability, even to package holders, so make sure to book your tickets early! We have limited capacity due to COVID-19 safety restrictions in most venues. We appreciate your understanding. Tickets, packages and passes are final sale.

RUSH TICKETS: There are NO Rush tickets available this year; however, a limited number of tickets for each screening will be held at the in-person Box Office for day of purchase.

ACCESSIBILITY: You can find information about captioning, ASL interpreters and geo-blocking here.

CONTENT WARNINGS:  Please see the film listings on our events schedule for content warnings. 

HST EXEMPTION: For Status card holders, please email if you wish to use your Status card to purchase packages or tickets online. Otherwise, you can visit the imagineNATIVE Box Office in person starting October 18 and present your Status card when purchasing tickets or packages.

FINAL SALE: Tickets, packages and passes are final sale.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions about Industry Days, please browse our comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions page.