Atuat Akkitirq

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Atuat Akkitirq

Atuat Akkitirq was nominated for a Genie Award in the Best Costume Category for The Journals of Knud Rasmussen in 2007. She was also a supporting actress in Before Tomorrow . Beginning her career with Igloolik Isuma Productions in 1990, she starred in the lead role of the family elder for the internationally acclaimed 13-episodeNunavut (Our Land) series. She has also worked as an actress, script consultant and cultural advisor as well as a supporting actress and costume designer for Atanarjuat - The Fast Runner. In 1991, she began working with Arnait Video Productions as a script consultant and cultural advisor.

Job Title: 
Costume Designer – Cultural Advisor