Planned production studio in Iqaluit will be ‘game changing,’ says filmmaker

IQALUIT, Nunavut- Nunavut filmmakers and videographers say construction of a large-scale TV and film production studio in Iqaluit will be “game changing” for the territory’s film industry. Iqaluit-based production company Red Marrow Media, co-founded by Stacey Aglok MacDonald and Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, is leading the project. They’re currently developing a yet-untitled comedy series, commissioned by CBC, APTN and Netflix. “It’ll be the biggest show that’s ever come out of Nunavut,” Arnaquq-Baril said, adding she could not yet share many details. “We’re excited to spend time in our communities on screen making people laugh, which is not something we get to do on the global stage very often.” CBC said in a news release the series will centre on a young Inuk mother trying to build a new future for herself in a…

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