Nyla Innuksuk

Inuk artist Nyla Innuksuk makes films, media art and VR content. Her short film Kajutaijuq premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and was featured in TIFF’s 2014 Canada’s Top Ten Festival. A graduate of Ryerson University, she has made two films for the NFB’s Stories from Our Land series: Inngiruti: The Thing That Sings! (2012), featuring accordionist Simeonie Keenainak, and Finding Home (2013). In 2017, Nyla started NKSK, her own VR production company, and became the first artist to be awarded the imagineNATIVE Indigenous VR/AR Residency, where she worked with A Tribe Called Red on their Indian City 360 VR experience as part of the Canada 150 SESQUI project.
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