NSI IndigiDocs short Cedar Tree of Life wins at Edmonton film fest

Cedar Tree of Life / Link to Edmonton International Film Festival

NSI IndigiDocs short Cedar Tree of Life from director Odessa Shuquaya and producer April Johnson won the programmer’s choice for best Canadian short doc at the 2018 Edmonton International Film Festival.

The film screens as part of the fest’s award-winning shorts program on Saturday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m.

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NSI IndigiDocs offers development and mentorship for up to four producer/director teams to create a short documentary.

We are currently accepting applications for this course until November 5, 2018. Find out how to apply.

NSI IndigiDocs 2017-19 is funded by Program Partners APTN, Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and RBC Emerging Artists Project; Boot Camp Presenting Sponsor Manitoba Film & Music; Strategic Sponsors the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) and documentary Channel; Supporting Sponsors Telefilm Canada, Saskatchewan Media Production Industry Association (SMPIA), Corus Entertainment, Breakthrough Entertainment and the Jim Murphy Filmmakers Bursary; Provincial Sponsors Manitoba Film & Music and Creative BC through the Daryl Duke and William Vince Scholarship Fund; Industry Partners the National Film Board and the Directors Guild of Canada; Industry Supporters imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival and Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival; and Service Sponsor Line 21 Media. NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council.

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