Pablo Saravanja Co-Founder of aRTLeSS Collective Director / Producer / Creative
Pablo was born and raised in the Northwest Territories. His professional career began at the Western Academy of Photography studying photojournalism, and continued at the Gulf Islands Film & Television School, making documentaries. As a respected Northern expert, a tireless media-arts advocate and a passionate educator, Pablo spent the last decade working to develop a sustainable and culturally significant film/tv industry in northern Canada and to turn the fledgling Yellowknife market into the world’s premier stage for circumpolar films.
Pablo is a community leader in the Northern film, television, and media-arts scene with 20 years of production experience. As the longtime President of Western Arctic Moving Pictures (WAMP) and the Yellowknife International Film Festival (YKIFF), he continues to push WAMP / YKIFF and it’s members into major player status in the circumpolar film industry.
As an active media-arts mentor, Pablo facilitates video and photo workshops for youth across the North, and co-developed an extensive photography curriculum for teens and educators with the Frozen Eyes Photographic Society. Pablo is a founding member of Cinema Politica Yellowknife, the NWT Professional Media Association, and the Dead North Film Festival.
Selected Credits (For Pablo’s full portfolio, please visit links below)