Facts About WFI



To date, WFI participants have produced:

  • A televised commercial for a major network, CTV

  • 2 Web Series for Television

  • 23 Short Films that were screened at adjudicated International Film Festivals - 8 of which were award-winning

  • 3 Public Service Announcements for Frontier College, in association with APTN

  • Television Series Development Agreement 2018, with Shaftesbury

WFI has also provided the community with:

  • Over 300 WFI program-trained participants 

  • Numerous promotional videos and PSAs

  • Health-related documentaries commissioned by Northern Ontario communities 

  • 7 to 8 weekend workshops per year since 2007, covering various trades in the film industry

  • 7 Summer Scenes Film Camps for youth aged 7 to 17, where some of the participants’ films were accepted into an International Film festival

  • Successful Northern Ontario partnerships 

  • Continued artistic development for WFI participants through placements and internships in the media-arts sector

85% of WFI graduates are working in the media-arts industry