December 4: Call for Entries

January 15: Early-Bird Deadline

January 22: Final Submissions Deadline


The NMAF welcomes applications from individuals who bring different industry perspectives – from recognized leaders to celebrated emerging talents. We also aim for the judging panels to reflect our country’s diverse Indigenous, cultural and regional communities.

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