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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. This report will inform women/womxn entrepreneurs, groups and support organizations, funders and collaborators alike with new insights about the gaps, challenges and opportunities women are facing within the digital media ecosystem.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: February 26, 2021
Tags: Digital Innovation, Digital Media
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CANCOM: Profile and Value Chain Analysis of Ontario's Comedy Content Creators
The Foundation for Canadian Comedy (CANCOM) engaged Nordicity to produce a profile of Ontario's comedy industry. The profile was the first-ever analysis of comedic performers and content producers in the country.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: December 16, 2020
Tags: Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Performing Arts
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CIMA: The Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Independent Music
The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) commissioned Nordicity to quantify and qualify the impact of the COVID-­19 pandemic on the Canadian independent music industry, as well as the projected impact in 2021-­2023.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: December 10, 2020
Tags: Music, Performing Arts
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Olsberg • SPI: The Value of Esports in the UK
Olsberg•SPI engaged Nordicity to assist in preparing a study of the contribution made by the UK's burgeoning esports sector on the UK economy.
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: October 20, 2020
Tags: Economic Impact, Interactive Digital Media/ Video Games
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British Council: Saudi Film Skills Report (English)
The British Council commissioned Nordicity to undertake the first-ever in-depth research into Film Skills in Saudi Arabia.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: October 13, 2020
Tags: Digital Innovation, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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British Council: Saudi Film Skills Report (Arabic)
The British Council commissioned Nordicity to undertake the first-ever in-depth research into Film Skills in Saudi Arabia.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: October 13, 2020
Tags: Digital Innovation, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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Canadian Live Music Association: "Re:Venues" A Case and Path Forward for Toronto's Live Music Venues
Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA) engaged Nordicity to demonstrate the impacts stimulated by Toronto’s live music venues, examine the impact of COVID-19, and make recommendations to ensure the ecosystem can thrive in the future.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage, Creative Industries
Date: October 8, 2020
Tags: Economic Impact, Music, Performing Arts
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Arts Council England: Evaluation of the In Harmony Programme
Arts Council England commissioned Nordicity, in association with World Pencil, to undertake an evaluation of the In Harmony programme.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: October 6, 2020
Tags: Music, Performing Arts
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British Council: "The Missing Pillar" Culture's Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Nordicity was commissioned by the British Council to undertake a thematic study exploring culture’s contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: September 14, 2020
Tags: Cultural Development
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Calgary Economic Development: Video Games and Immersive Technology Strategy
Calgary Economic Development (CED) asked the Nordicity (in partnership with Jason Della Rocca) to devise a series of evidence-based strategic recommendations geared to nurturing Calgary’s emerging video games development and immersive media industries.
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: August 13, 2020
Tags: Digital Innovation, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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Nordicity Presentation on Digital Strategy for the Arts with Business / Arts
As part of the Business / Arts’ ARTS series, Nordicity presented a webinar on how the arts can transform for a digital world. 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: July 13, 2020
Tags: Cultural Industries, Culture Planning, Digital Innovation
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CMF: Interactive Digital Media Sector COVID-19 Impact
To gauge the impact of COVID-19, the CMF (with support from provincial IDM associations across the county) asked Nordicity to develop a Canada-wide survey and summarize the results.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: June 8, 2020
Tags: Digital Innovation, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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SaskInteractive: Saskatchewan Technology Sector Labour Market and Economic Impact Initiative
In 2019, SaskInteractive engaged Nordicity to perform a groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind study of Saskatchewan’s technology sector.
Expertise: Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: May 20, 2020
Tags: Economic Impact, Employment Analysis, Industry Profile, Tech
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CASO: Impact of COVID-19
CASO engaged Nordicity to prepare an analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on Ontario's animation and visual effects industry by drawing upon data and insights gathered through a survey.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: May 1, 2020
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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CMPA: COVID-19 Impact Analysis
Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) commissioned Nordicity to prepare an analysis of the impact of COVID-19 by drawing upon data and insights gathered through a survey of members. 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: April 27, 2020
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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CMPA, AQPM, Telefilm, and the Department of Canadian Heritage: " Profile 2019" 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: April 2, 2020
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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DM@X 2020: The Digital Media Universe in Canada: Measuring the Revenues, the Audiences, and the Future Prospects Report
Nordicity conducted a multi-stage study on the trends in advertising, subscription and other consumer expenditures on Canadian content and on the distribution of content in Canada. 
Expertise: Creative Industries, Digital Economy and Innovation
Date: February 10, 2020
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Digital Innovation, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games, Music, Publishing (books or periodicals)
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Nordicity Presentation on the Digital Media Universe, Feb. 7 at the DM@X Conference
CWTA: The Benefits of the Wireless Telecommunications Industry to the Canadian Economy 2018
Nordicity conducted an economic impact analysis – direct, indirect and spinoff impacts - of the Canadian wireless industry. Starting from the year 2008, this report is the 11th iteration of this publication, covering the 2018 calendar year.
Expertise: Telecom
Date: January 21, 2020
Tags: Economic Impact, Wireless
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Town of Innisfil: Culture Master Plan
Nordicity was engaged to develop a Culture Master Plan for the Town of Innisfil.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: December 12, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Culture Planning, Library
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York Region Arts Council: The Creative State of York Region
York Region Arts Council (YRAC) engaged Nordicity to document the size and characteristics of the regional culture sector and develop a current assessment of the opportunities and barriers to growth. 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 30, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries,, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Music, Performing Arts, Publishing (books or periodicals), Visual Arts
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ESAC: The Canadian Video Game Industry 2019
Nordicity was engaged for the fourth time to conduct the ESAC's biennial profile and economic impact study of Canada's Video Game industry.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 18, 2019
Tags: Economic Impact, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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APTN: National Indigenous Music Impact Study
Nordicity was engaged to partner with NVision Insight Group and Environics to prepare an economic impact study of indigenous music in Canada for Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). Nordicity oversaw the quantitative elements of the project.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 13, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Music, Performing Arts
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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; information and communication technologies (ICTs) and innovation; and, telecommunications and spectrum. With offices in London (UK), Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver Nordicity is ideally placed to assist our clients to succeed in the rapidly evolving global markets.