The StoryWorld Quest Conference and PitchQuest are designed and produced by Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Alberta Media Production Industries Association, and Createasphere.


Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is a leading Canadian polytechnic, delivering education in science, technology and the environment; business; health and trades. With more than 60,000 credit and non-credit students and a 98 per cent employer satisfaction rate, NAIT grads are essential to Alberta’s prosperity. Known for hands-on, technology-based learning, NAIT engages with business and industry in applied research and innovation and provides corporate training around the world. Recognized as one of Alberta’s top employers, NAIT provides outstanding returns on investment for its graduates, partners, the provincial government and the people of Alberta.



Alberta Media Production Industries Association

Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) is a vibrant non-profit, member-driven association that leads, builds and represents Alberta’s media production industry. Formed in 1973, AMPIA has over 200 members and member companies, representing 2,200 industry professionals — a cross-section that includes producers, directors, screenwriters, performers, craftspeople, distributors, exhibitors, broadcasters, digital and web-based content creators and students engaged in film and media studies.




Createasphere is the leading builder of professional communities for content creation technology and media companies. We work with organizations at strategic points in their growth to build new audiences, while engaging current fans.  The Createasphere team, have created numerous conferences, trade shows, coalitions and professional groups, for the purpose of bringing creative professionals together, as well as connecting them with the services, products and knowledge they need to thrive in their chosen field.



Government of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is a proud supporter of Alberta’s cultural industries. The Ministry of Culture, through its Cultural Industries Branch, provides support to organizations and individuals who make up Alberta’s screen-based production industry, as well those engaged in the production of books, magazines and sound recordings. Supporting Alberta’s cultural industries promotes a vibrant and culturally rich province, diversifies and strengthens Alberta’s economy, and enhances the lives of all Albertans by providing opportunities to share and experience cultural.


The Cultural Industries Branch is also home to Alberta Film, the provincial film commission. Alberta Film provides support to the screen-based production industry by offering location services, connections to unions and guilds, as well as financial support through the Alberta Media Fund (AMF). A unique mix of expertise, locations and advantages help make Alberta a destination of choice for productions from around the world. Alberta is home to expert crews that have been nominated for more than 50 Academy Awards since 1948 and have received 22 Emmy Award wins out of more than 90 nominations, more than any other jurisdiction in Canada. Alberta crews are highly skilled in working on all types of production. Major projects including The Bourne Legacy, Inception, Interstellar, Hell on Wheels, Heartland, Fargo, Blackstone, Brokeback Mountain, Klondike, Cut Bank, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Tiny Plastic Men and Broken Trail have not only taken advantage of Alberta’s expert crews but the incredible range of diverse locations Alberta provides for any type of project. In addition to superb natural locations, Alberta offers a number of standing sets, a studio and state-of-the-art post-production facilities. The AMF is a competitive and flexible incentive for production in the form of a grant against all eligible production expenses incurred in Alberta.


For more information please visit albertafilm.ca.