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Our productions

All our productions can been watch on our Artcirq Channel on Isuma.tv

Kikkukia | 2014
Documentary | Digital Video, DigiBeta
Duration:
23 mintutes 33 seconds
Director: Derek Aqqiaruq
Production accountant: Cara Di Staulo
Producers: NITV and A
rtcirq
Editor: Derek Aqqiaruq

Synopsis: A short documentary about the band Kikkukia from Igloolik, Nunavut. Story about how they started playing together and the events they shared together as a group.

Northern Haze: Living the Dream | 2011
Documentary | Digital Video, DigiBeta
Duration: 36 mintutes 25 seconds
Director: Derek Aqqiaruq
Production manager: Cara Di Staulo
Producers
: Artcirq
Editor: Derek Aqqiaruq
Assistant editor: Naisana Qammaniq
Archival video/sound research: Jason Flower
Post production: Po
st-Moderne

Synopsis: In 2010, independant music producer Jason Flower traveled to the remote community of Igloolik (Nunavut) to interview the remaining band members of Northern Haze, the first known Inuit Rock Band to sing in their native tongue. This documentary tells the story of this close knit band and their love of music.

Raven | 2011
Public Service Announcement | Digital Video, DigiBeta
Duration: 45 seconds
Director: Guillaume Saladin
Writers: Guillaume Saladin, Félix Pharand, Alexandre Domingue
Producers: Artcirq
Executive producers:
Director of photography: Alexandre Domingue
Sound: Derek Aqqiaruq
Cast:
Nikita Ungalaq, Jimmy Qamukaq, Reena Qulitalik

Synopsis: Find out what happens when you litter in the arctic! This short film is part of an anti-littering video series targeting Nunavut youth made by the Artcirq Inuit Performance Collective in collaboration with the Nunavut Department of Environment.

Dump Tent | 2011
Public Service Announcement | Digital Video, DigiBeta
Duration: 56 seconds
Director: Guillaume Saladin
Writers: Guillaume Saladin, Félix Pharand, Alexandre Domingue
Producers: Artcirq
Executive producers:
Director of photography: Alexandre Domingue
Sound: Derek Aqqiaruq
Cast:
Jenny Ammaq, Joey Ammaq, Briana Ammaq, Westley Ammaq

Synopsis: Find out what happens when you litter in the arctic! This short film is part of an anti-littering video series targeting Nunavut youth made by the Artcirq Inuit Performance Collective in collaboration with the Nunavut Department of Environment.

Artcirq expedition | 2011
Documentary | HDV
Duration: 101 minutes
Writer & director: Derek Aqqiaruq
Producer: Guillaume Saladin
Directors of photography: Derek Aqqiaruq & Alexandre Domingue
Editior: Derek Aqqiaruq
S
ound recording: Jimmy Qamukaq
Music: Artcirq

Synopsis: The Artcirq Youth group take on an extraordinary adventure: over 20 people travel from Igloolik to Pond inlet and Clyde River by skidoo to perform their unique Inuit circus show.

Pitanqangittuq | 2010
Documentary | HD Cam, DigiBeta
Duration: 32 mintutes
Writers & direct
ors: Guillaume Saladin, Nicolas Tardif, Félix Pharand Deschênes
Co-director:
Producers
: Guillaume Saladin
Post production: Post Moderne
Editiors: Marie-Chiristine Sarda
Sound designer
: Félix Boisvert

Cast: Eric Nutarariaq, Terry Uyarak, Lucy Tulugarjuk, Leah angutimarik, Jimmy Awa Qamukaq, Derek Aqqiaruq, Yamoussa Bangoura, A.K. Bangoura, Guillaume saladin, Madeline Ivalu, Susan Avingaq, Atuat Akittiq, Claude Roussel, Samuelli Ammaq, Appayata.

Synopsis: In the isolated arctic community of Pitaqangittuq (Nunavut), the climate is warming at an
alarming rate, but its inhabitants are determined to adapt to their changing world by utilizing
their ancestral survival skills and creativity.

Issaittuq | 2007
Fiction | HDV
Duration: 45 mintues
Writer & director: Bruce Haulli
Co-director: Kenneth Rasmussen
Producers: Guillaume Saladin & Bruce Haulli
Executive producers: Norman Cohn & Zacharias Kunuk
Director of photography: Kenneth Rasmussen
Editiors: Kenneth Rasmussen & Salomon Uyarasuk
Sound designer: François Lacasse

This is a story about a young Inuk who lost his love. Using alcohol, he is trying to put the reality and the past behind, but the past keeps hunting him. One day he looses control of himself and starts beating a man who's walking on a street beside his house. Because of his violent act his been sentenced to go an outpast camp for two months, a camp where a hunter is waiting for him.

Maana | 2007
Short film

Duration: 6 minutes 50 seconds
Director: Félix Pharand D.
Producer: Guillaume Ittukssarjuat Saladin, Artcirq
Director of photography: Félix Pharand D.
Editing: Guillaume Ittukssarjuat Saladin, Jacky Qrunnut
Music: Alexis Bowles, Terry Uyarak, Guillaume Ittukssarjuat Saladin

A young Inuk, acknowledging the global warming and its impacts on his community, intends to reduce drastically the energy consumption of his village.

Fibonacci Laboratory | 2007
Short film

Duration: 2 minutes 44 seconds
Director: Solomon Uyarasuk
Producer: Guillaume Ittukssarjuat Saladin, Artcirq

Amazonia | 2007
Documentary
Duration: 34 minutes

Directors: Guillaume Ittukssarjuat Saladin, Artcirq
Producers: Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, Guillaume Saladin & Bruce Haulli

4 0 7 | 2006
Short film
Duration: 8 minutes 47 seconds
Director: Bruce Haulli
Producer: Guillaume Saladin, Artcirq
Production supervisor: Kenneth Rasmussen
Director of photography and editing: Kenneth Rasmussen


This short film highlights the importance, in a small Arctic community, of simply saying “hello” to those we meet on the streets. This could change or even save a life.

Artcirq | 2001
Documentary
Duration: 52 minutes
Directors: Natar Ungalaaq and Guillaume Ittukssarjuat Saladin
Producer: Isuma Production 2001


This documentary film recounts the creation of a circus performance in Igloolik, Nunavut, in the Canadian Arctic. Over the course of summer of 2000, a group of students from the Montrealís National Circus School travels to Igloolik to present a series of circus workshops with the objective of producing a show at the end of the summer. Hopes and disappointments, perseverance and tenacity, this documentary proves that, once again, when it comes from the heart, everything is possible!

 

     

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