media Proposal Guidelines
ArcticNet is a
The Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, CCGS Amundsen, serves as ArcticNet’s primary research platform providing unparalleled access to Canada’s Arctic marine environment from the Beaufort Sea in the west to Baffin Bay and the Labrador Coast in the east, and from the northern archipelago to southern Hudson Bay.
In addition to the Amundsen’s Coast Guard crew, up to 40 science personnel can be accommodated onboard. A multitude of research topics are explored; from viruses, fish, and whales to human health issues, and from seafloor geology to upper atmosphere processes.
A critical part of the mandates of ArcticNet and the Amundsen is the communication of their multidisciplinary research to the public through talented and enthusiastic media and communication experts. As such, ArcticNet is open to proposals from media professionals in the film, television, writing, and visual arts fields, who are interested in exploring and presenting the organization’s dynamic Arctic research exploits on board the ship.
Proposal submissions should include:
Applicants should mention any related projects (past or present) and include work samples where applicable. Proposals may be written in French or English, have a maximum of 10 pages (not including work samples and budget), and be saved in .pdf or .doc format. Incomplete proposals will not be accepted.
Please take into consideration that ArcticNet receives numerous Media proposals every year, so the selection process is very competitive.
Deadline for proposal submissions: February 28 of each year.
Please address all inquiries and electronic submissions to:
Telephone: (418) 656-3717