Nyla Innuksuk is a producer of film and virtual reality content. She is the Founder of Mixtape VR, which produces VR and AR content. She was featured in the widely spread Vice Motherboard article,“ How an Inuit Filmmaker Is Using Virtual Reality to Tell Her Culture's Stories” for her use of VR as a tool to break free from stereotypes. She wrote and produced the short film Kajutaijuq: The Spirit That Comes, a retelling of an Inuit myth that deals with isolation in the Arctic Tundra. Kajutaijuq premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was included in TIFF Top 10. Innuksuk has worked with artists including Glenn Gould, Kent Monkman, as well as Tanya Tagaq and A Tribe Called Red. Her recent VR project with A Tribe Called Red, called DocX: A Tribe Called Red: Indian City 360°, is an immersive virtual reality that allows the audience to become a DJ, mix their own track to the experience. Nyla Innuksuk is the imagineNATIVE AR/VR Artist in Residence 2018, consults regularly for Marvel Comics, and is a a member of the board of directors of the Glenn Gould Foundation. She was recently selected by Google to be included in their exclusive Google Jump program for new media storytellers.
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