2018 NSI Features First shortlist revealed

About NSI Features First

Following our most recent NSI Features First call for applications which closed in September, these projects have been shortlisted for the 2018 program.

Up to four projects will make the final cut in early December.

Greta Follows Rivers

Producer: Brittany Bristow | Writer: Julia Rowland (Toronto, ON)

Must Kill Karl

Producer: Ryan West | Writer: Karen Moore (Toronto, ON)

She Smiles Back

Producer: Amelia Wasserman | Writer: Matt Sadowski (Toronto, ON)

The Cabin

Producer: Rebeka Herron (Toronto, ON) | Writer: Brandon Tom (Burnaby, BC)

The Stars Shine in Temperance

Producer: Christopher Redmond | Writer: Jared Young (Ottawa, ON)

White River

Producer: Natalie Urquhart | Writer: Sam Coyle (Toronto, ON)

Wilting Iris

Producer: Scott Lepp (Okotoks, AB) | Writer: Sandi Somers (Calgary, AB)

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NSI Features First is a development training launch pad for producer/writer teams looking to produce their first or second feature film with strong commercial appeal. The selected teams will meet with top-level experts throughout the program and receive $7,500 towards the final development and packaging of their feature film project.

NSI Features First is funded by Presenting Sponsor Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Entertainment OneSuper ChannelCorus Entertainment and Breakthrough Entertainment; Provincial Sponsors Creative Saskatchewan and Creative BC through the Daryl Duke and William Vince Scholarship Fund; and Service Sponsor William F. White. NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council.

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