The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shelly Tyler to the manager of programs and development position. Shelly will manage the NSI Features First and NSI Totally Television courses. She comes to NSI from Frantic Films.
“We’re so happy that Shelly is joining NSI. She brings extensive knowledge of the film and television industry on a national level, great connections, and enthusiasm for Canadian productions,” said NSI’s director of programming Melissa Kajpust. “Shelly will be an invaluable member of our team.”
About NSI Features First
NSI Features First is funded by Presenting Sponsor Telefilm Canada; Program Partners The Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation and Shaw Media; Supporting Sponsor Entertainment One and Industry Partner The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (ACCT).
About NSI Totally Television
NSI Totally Television is a TV development training course where writer/producer teams meet executives from major Canadian networks. Teams work with executive producers and showrunners to hone concepts, aiming to land a development deal with a broadcaster. The current call for applications is open until May 6, 2014.
NSI Totally Television is made possible by Presenting Sponsor Bell Media; Program Partner Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsor Entertainment One and Industry Partner Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.
About the National Screen Institute
Renowned for having given many emerging filmmakers, television writers and producers their first breaks, the Winnipeg-based National Screen Institute provides training and production support through courses like NSI Totally Television, NSI Drama Prize, NSI New Voices, NSI Features First, NSI Lifestyle & Reality Series Producer, NSI Aboriginal Documentary and Movie Central Script to Screen.
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