APTN’s Acquisition Needs
APTN is looking for completed Canadian and international programs that have Aboriginal content, deal with Aboriginal issues and feature actors, directors or producers who are of Aboriginal descent. An Aboriginal person is defined to include First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples of Canada and includes Indigenous people from around the globe..
In addition, APTN occasionally requires special event programming for special occasions such as National Aboriginal Solidarity Day, Christmas or other seasonal holidays.
APTN also seeks acquisitions for its Short Cuts strand of programming, a block dedicated to showcasing short films from Indigenous filmmakers from around the world. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
APTN Acquisition Cycle
APTN acquires completed programs based on our current inventory and needs. There is no formal deadline for submissions.
APTN Acquisition Guidelines
In order to properly assess your program, we ask that you include most, if not all, of the following with the Acquisition Form
For more information on promotional materials, download the APTN Promotional Materials Guidelines
Guidelines for Interstitial Items under five minutes (including music videos):
Guidelines for Interstitial Items over five minutes:
How and what to submit:
If you have any questions about acquisitions, please write us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions can be forwarded to:
45 O’Connor Street, Suite 880
Ottawa, ON K1P 1A4
Phone: (613) 567-1550 or toll-free 1-866-278-8861