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Photo: Nyla Innuksuk


film, installation, new media, vr

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Toronto, ON

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Igloolik, NU



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Nyla Innuksuk is the founder of Mixtape VR which produces Virtual and Augmented Reality content. A writer for Marvel Comics, Innuksuk co-created the character of Snowguard, a teenage superhero from Pangnirtung, NU and a member of Marvel’s Champions League. Working in mixed media allows Innuksuk to channel her passions for technology and genre storytelling among mediums that include interactive graphic novels, film, television and synthetic experiences.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
When Aliens Invade November 13, 2019 Beth Brown
Northern Stars November 2019 the editors
TIFF 2019: Indigenous artists are using horror to unpack colonial trauma September 4, 2019 Radheyan Simonpillai


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
SESQUI - Meridian June 2017 Travelling Dome/App
2167 June 2017 TIFF Bell Lightbox
Glori September 2016 TIFF - The Beverley Hotel


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
Winner of the BravoFACT film fund April 7, 2016 BravoFACT
Recipient of The Lodestar Award 2016 Dawson City International Short Film Festival
Winner of the Top 10 Selection September 2014 Toronto International Film Festival


View Filmography and Details
Title Release Date Role
SLASH/BACK 2018/9 Writer, Producer
Polarman 2017 Director, Producer
A Tribe Called Red: Indian City 360° 2017 Producer

Edit History

January 8, 2018 Updated by: Rebecca Gray
September 12, 2017 "Created by: MICH Edited by: IAF Researcher"