National Screen Institute

Supporting storytellers to create a better world.

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Everyone’s story has the power to inspire change.

Our mission is to help you uncover yours through inclusive customized training and mentoring.

Shape your creative voice with Canada’s leading industry professionals

Through more than three decades of industry-informed programming in film, television and digital media, 1,000+ alumni have found their voice and place as storytellers, many on the global stage.

Our students benefit from small, nurturing classes taught by industry professionals dedicated to helping creators across Canada shine.

Respected and job ready, more than 82% of our graduates report working in the industry.

Get industry ready

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Alex Sangha As a BIPOC and queer filmmaker I felt welcomed and embraced.


Hitting the mark

Canada’s film, television and digital media industries look to the National Screen Institute for skilled creative talent with the lived experience and stories that reflect the diverse lives and realities of our country.

See our impact

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Help set the scene

When you give to the National Screen Institute, you demonstrate the value of creators to our nation’s cultural fabric. Fulfill dreams, fuel passions and inspire all of us to be better. Make the National Screen Institute accessible.

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Our partners

Our visionary network of private and public partners propels the National Screen Institute's support of creators from across Canada with unforgettable stories to tell. Thank you for making our work possible.

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