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The City of Cambridge: Arts and Culture Master Plan
The City of Cambridge engaged Nordicity to develop a new Arts and Culture Action Plan to lead the City’s efforts in supporting arts and culture for the next 10 years.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 12, 2024
Tags: Culture Planning
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City of Mississauga: 2024 Future Directions Library Plan
Nordicity worked alongside the Mississauga Library and the City’s Community Services team to develop the 2024 Future Directions Library Plan.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: April 4, 2024
Tags: Arts and Culture, Library
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ESAC: "Beyond Entertainment" The Transformative Power of Video Games
Beyond Entertainment: The Transformative Power of Video Games profiles 11 Canadian organizations who have embraced video games and related technology to develop innovative solutions within their communities to benefit health, education, and community connection, as well as to improve industrial processes.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: March 27, 2024
Tags: Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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DM@X 2024: The Digital Media Universe in Canada 2024
For the 2024 edition of the Digital Media Universe in Canada report, Nordicity presented a review of the revenues, employment, and future trends in creative sectors of the digital media universe in Canada including audio-visual production and music.
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: January 23, 2024
Tags: Digital Media, Film, Music, Television
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The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC): Getting Real 7
The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) commissioned Nordicity to develop the seventh edition of “Getting Real”, their industry report. 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: September 14, 2023
Tags: Film/Tv Production
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Calgary Economic Development (CED) and Edmonton Screen Industries Office (ESIO): Key Frames - A Growth Strategy for Animation and VFX in Alberta
CED and ESIO commissioned Nordicity to develop an Alberta Animation & VFX Strategy to capture the economic benefits of the industry, as well as capitalize on the existing players in the provincial ecosystem.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: June 23, 2023
Tags: Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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City of Surrey: Surrey Music Strategy
Nordicity was commissioned by the City of Surrey to lead its first Music Strategy to provide future direction for the City, acknowledging current trends, challenges, opportunities and future priorities.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: May 26, 2023
Tags: Music
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British Film Institute (BFI): Impact Evaluation of the Film and TV Production Restart Scheme
The Production Restart Scheme was the UK's indemnity programme for absorbing Covid-19 related risks to film and TV production launched by the UK government in October 2020. The British Film Insitute contracted Nordicity and Saffery Champness to conduct the impact evaluation of the PRS, following a process evaluation that had already been completed.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: April 13, 2023
Tags: Film/Tv Production
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DigiBC: Creative XR in British Columbia Research Report
The purpose of this research was to determine the size and orientation of commercially
oriented augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) companies (collectively known as
extended reality companies “XR companies”) in BC, while collecting data to support DigiBC in
facilitating the ongoing growth of this sector.
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: March 30, 2023
Tags: Digital Innovation, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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DM@X 2023: Digital Media Universe in Canada 2023
For the 2023 edition of the Digital Media Universe in Canada report, Nordicity presented a review of the revenues, employment, and future trends in creative sectors of the digital media universe in Canada including film/television, digital music, and videogames.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: February 14, 2023
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Digital Innovation, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games, Music
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Quebec English-language Production Council (QEPC): The Canadian Regional Audiovisual Production Report 1996-1997 to 2019-20
The Quebec English-language Production Council (QEPC) engaged Nordicity to assist in preparing an updated edition of the Canadian Regional Audiovisual Production Report, also known as the Official Language Minority Communities Report (“OLMC Report”). 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: December 15, 2022
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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SODEC: Study of Enterpreneurship in Quebec's Music Sector

SODEC has released the results of a study of entrepreneurship dynamics in the music industry in Quebec. The mandate of this exploratory study independently conducted by Nordicity was to conduct the evolution of business models in the music industry in Quebec. Decision-makers will build on this profile to update and design relevant support measures for the music industry.

Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 7, 2022
Tags: Industry Profile, Music
Dance Umbrella Ontario (DUO): Research Study and Needs Assessment on Dance Rehearsal Spaces in Ontario
This report explores dance sector dynamics, gaps, challenges, and needs around rehearsal spaces, and it makes recommendations to support the sustainability of dance within that context.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: September 28, 2022
Tags: Dance, Performing Arts
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ScreenSkills: Forecast of Labour Market Shortages and Training Investment Needs in Film and High-end TV Production
ScreenSkills commissioned Nordicity and Saffery Champness LLP to prepare a forecast of labour market shortages and training investment needs in film and high-end TV production.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: June 24, 2022
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Employment Analysis, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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Screen Scotland: Economic Value of the Screen Sector in Scotland in 2019
Screen Scotland commissioned Nordicity and Saffery Champness LLP to prepare the following study of the Economic Value of the Screen Sector in Scotland.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: June 23, 2022
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production
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Women in Music Canada: Action Plan & Framework - Advancing Gender Balance in the Canadian Music Industry
Women in Music Canada engaged Nordicity to develop an Action Plan Framework to address the underrepresentation of women-identifying, non binary, gender fluid and gender diverse people in Ontario’s music sector. 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: April 22, 2022
Tags: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Music, Performing Arts
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Canada Council for the Arts: The Arts in the Digital Age 2020
The Canada Council for the Arts commissioned Nordicity to update the 2016 Arts in the Digital Age report. This 2020 edition aims to provide an overview of current policies and initiatives on the adoption of digital technologies by arts organizations, provide information on innovative uses of new technologies, and identify issues and gaps specific to digital transformation in Canada's arts sector.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: January 4, 2022
Tags: Digital Innovation, Digital/Media Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts
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REMC and Inspirit Foundation: Racialized Funding Data in the Canadian Film and Television Industry
The Racial Equity Media Collective (REMC) and the Inspirit Foundation engaged Nordicity to conduct a funding analysis for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) creators in Canada’s film and television industry.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 25, 2021
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Film/Tv Production
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ESAC: The Canadian Video Game Industry 2021
Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC) engaged Nordicity to conduct an economic impact assessment of Canada’s video game industry.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 10, 2021
Tags: Economic Impact, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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CMPA, AQPM, Telefilm, and the Department of Canadian Heritage: " Profile 2020" Economic Report on the Screen-based Media Production Industry in Canada
Since 1996, Nordicity has worked with the CMPA to produce an annual comprehensive compilation of economic statistics on the screen-based production industry in Canada, including film, television and digital media production.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: May 20, 2021
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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British Council Caribbean and Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC): Mapping Jamaica's Cultural and Creative Industries (Phase 1 - Situational Analysis)
Nordicity was commissioned by the British Council Caribbean and the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) to undertake a situation analysis of Cultural and Creative Industries in Jamaica and review and update the existing Strategies and Action Plans. 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: May 17, 2021
Tags: Cultural Development, Digital Innovation, Film/Tv Production, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts
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Friends of Streatham Hill Theatre: Viability Study and Economic Impact Assessment for Streatham Hill Theatre (Summary)
Nordicity was commissioned by the Friends of Streatham Hill Theatre to develop the economic impact assessment for the theatre's viability study led by FEI.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: May 7, 2021
Tags: Economic Impact, Performing Arts
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London Library: Economic and Social Impact
The London Library commissioned Nordicity and Saffery Champness to prepare a study of the Library’s economic and social impact.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: March 31, 2021
Tags: Economic Impact, Library
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CFC: Pandemic Effect Study: Exploring COVID-19’s Impact on Ontario’s Women/Womxn-led Digital Media Businesses
The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) engaged Nordicity to quantify and qualify COVID-19’s Impact on Ontario’s Women/Womxn-led Digital Media Businesses. 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: February 26, 2021
Tags: Digital Innovation, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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Nordicity is a leading international consulting firm providing private and public-sector clients with solutions for Economic Analysis, Strategy and Business, and Policy and Regulation across four priority sectors: arts, culture and heritage; digital and creative media; and information and communication technologies (ICTs) and innovation. With offices in London (UK), Toronto, and Vancouver Nordicity is ideally placed to assist our clients to succeed in the rapidly evolving global markets.