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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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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 (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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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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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.
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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The Intergovernmental Committee for Economic and Labour Force Development (ICE): Immigrants and the Creative Economy
Nordicity worked with Karen Tisch and Charlotte Speilman to develop a searchable database of programs and services available to newcomers to Toronto that might want to engage more with the creative economy (i.e. the arts and/or the creative industries).
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: September 27, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts
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CreateTO: Soundstage Market Sounding Assessment
CreateTO engaged Nordicity to research addressing future developments in the Port Lands over the next 5 years, to help position Toronto at the forefront of the next wave of audiovisual production and enhance Toronto's ability to attract and retain production investment.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: September 25, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Film/Tv Production
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City of Richmond: "Art Works" Arts Strategy 2019-2024
Nordicity was commissioned (in partnership with Patricia Huntsman Culture + Communication), to undertake the City of Richmond's Updated Arts Strategy and Cultural Facilities Assessment.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 30, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Culture Planning, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts
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Toronto Arts of Tomorrow Initiative (TATI): Partnership Case Study
This report summarizes the needs, gaps and opportunities, as well as the joint-opportunities, that came out of Toronto Arts of Tomorrow Initiative (TATI). 
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: June 10, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Culture Planning, Film/Tv Production, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts
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WorkInCulture: "MakingItWork" Pathways Toward Sustainable Cultural Careers
WorkInCulture engaged Nordicity to gather, analyze and report on Labour Market Insights for Ontario's Culture Sector, including Arts, Creative Industries, Heritage and Libraries.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: May 10, 2019
Tags: Cultural Industries, Employment Analysis, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Music, Performing Arts, Publishing (books or periodicals), Visual Arts
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Interactive Ontario: "Measuring Success" The Impact of the Interactive Digital Media Sector in Ontario
Interactive Ontario (IO) engaged Nordicity to undertake a study to better understand the companies that make up the Ontario interactive digital media (IDM) industry – and the impact those companies have in Ontario.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: May 7, 2019
Tags: Digital Innovation, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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CWTA: The Benefits of the Wireless Telecommunications Industry to the Canadian Economy in 2017
Nordicity conducted an economic impact analysis – direct, indirect and spinoff impacts - of the Canadian wireless industry for the 2017 period.
Date: April 23, 2019
Tags: Economic Impact, Wireless
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CMPA, AQPM, Telefilm, and the Department of Canadian Heritage: " Profile 2018" 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, 2019
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile
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The Government of New Brunswick: Literature & Publishing Study
The Government of New Brunswick commissioned Nordicity to develop a literary arts and publishing sector profile, economic impact and growth strategy for the province.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: March 28, 2019
Tags: Economic Impact, Publishing (books or periodicals)
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CASO: Ontario's Computer Animation and Visual Effects Companies 2018
Nordicity was engaged by CASO to conduct a profile of the computer animation and visual effects studios in Ontario.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: March 22, 2019
Tags: Broadcasting/AV distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Interactive Digital Media/Video Games
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DM@X 2019: The Digital Media Universe in Canada: Measuring the Revenues, the Audiences, and the Future Prospects
As a continuation of prior work done for past DM@X conferences, 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 6, 2019
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Digital Innovation, Film/Tv Production, Industry Profile, Music, Publishing (books or periodicals)
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FilmOntario: Economic Profile of Ontario’s Screen-based Industry
Nordicity was engaged by FilmOntario to create a report detailing the economic impact of Ontario's screen-based industries for the period between 2014 and 2017.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: January 31, 2019
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Economic Impact, Film/Tv Production
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Ottawa Cultural Alliance: Arms-Length Cultural Development Feasibility Study
The Ottawa Cultural Alliance engaged Nordicity and Lord Cultural Resources to conduct a feasibility study to identify and recommend an arm's length model for cultural development and support in Ottawa.
Expertise: Arts, Culture, and Heritage
Date: December 31, 2018
Tags: Culture Planning
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Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television: Code of Conduct Development
Nordicity was engaged by the Academy to develop a Code of Conduct related to sexual harassment and abuse. 
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: December 19, 2018
Tags: Broadcasting/AV Distribution, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Film/Tv Production
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Association of Canadian Publishers: Canadian Book Publishing Industry Profile
Nordicity was engaged by the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP), in association with Castledale, to undertake a profile and economic impact study of the Canadian-owned book publishing industry.
Expertise: Creative Industries
Date: November 30, 2018
Tags: Industry Profile, Publishing (books or periodicals), Writing
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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.