Photography and Film

Yukon is the home for many talented film and photography professionals and enthusiasts. Most often, there are opportunities for Yukoners to participate in Yukon Film Society programming.  Interestingly, Yukon hosts many film festivals with the larger events primarily hosted in Whitehorse and Dawson City.  Yukon landscapes and beauty, certainly attracts many professional photographers to our community.  What’s Up Yukon, Yukon’s arts magazine is a fantastic place to discover local events, programs and of course, to view local photographers works.

Whitehorse Photography Club Showcase

Welcome to the Q2 submissions from the Whitehorse Photography Club featuring three outstanding images by Gerry Steer, Walter Gutowski and Geoff Muldoon. The photo composition by Gutowski was one of the group’s submissions to the North Shore Photography Competition where the Whitehorse Photography club placed 12th out of 29 clubs. Check out the Q3 submission …

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New Yukon Media Funds

Media funding for filmmakers has four new funding programs: Predevelopment, Development Fund, Media Production Fund and Training Fund.

ALFF 2022 goes online

A few of the the diverse offerings at the 2022 Available Light Film Festival (ALFF) happening online, and maybe a bit in-person.

Theatre in the Bush 2021

Ramshackle Theatre in the Bush “I’m already out in the yard,” Fidler says. “I’ve got my chainsaw out and I’m clearing the paths.”

The pandemic creates the space to share stories in a new way

As the Ice Melts is a project that takes the form of two videos which present stories and poetry on the theme of our changing environment. The work has been put together by Bielawski, Lilley and Champagne and Aishihik First Nations storyteller, Ron Chambers.

Enjoy Dawson City films from the cozy comfort of your couch

Ever since Available Light Film Festival launched 19 years ago, it has brought to its audiences stories of different ways of life and different perspectives. This year, four films from Dawson City will be featured for online streaming across Canada.

A Sliver of Light

The 2021 Available Light Film Festival launches Feb. 5

Silver Linings

Artists and Parks Canada heritage interpreters, Justin Apperley (left) and Miriam Behman, with their field camera Photography played a key role in the history and mythology of the Klondike Gold Rush. The photographer’s lens bore witness to the thrum and commotion of the stampede, along with the turmoil it wrought. The impacts of this era …

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