From a media release:
From Wolfwalker Productions and Wabung Anung Films comes original seriesÂ AMPLIFY. The seriesÂ is set to air its first two episodes on APTN beginning onÂ Friday, Sept. 11th at 8pm ET. The series is made up of 13 – 22 minute episodes and following the Sept 11th airdate, a new episode will air each week in English and separately in Ojibway.
The premise of the anthology series is to invite an Indigenous songwriter to find a piece of inspiration (whether it be a book, art piece, belief, etc.) and write a song about it. Each episode is a platform for Indigenous songwriters and Indigenous knowledge keepers to share ideas about a specific topic close to them and create music out of it. Each episode ends with a music video of the song that was created based on the theme in the episode.
The series is produced by Michelle St. John (Colonization Road) and Shane Belcourt (Red Rover) from Wolfwalker Productions and Jeremy Edwardes (Kaha:wi – the Cycle of Life)Â from Wabung Anung Film Co. AMPLIFY is created by Shane Belcourt and the executive producers are Jim Compton and R. Todd Ivey.