NSI grads nominated for 2019 AMPIA Rosie Awards

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Congratulations to the NSI grads nominated for 2019 Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) Rosie awards.

The annual Rosie awards celebrate excellence and outstanding achievement in Alberta’s screen industries.

Best dramatic feature

Best children’s program or series

  • The Girl Who Talks to the Moon from producers Rebecca Campbell (TELUS Optik™ Local) and Frederick Kroetsch (NSI Business for Producers)

Best musical, comedy or variety program

  • Caution: May Contain Nuts episode “Pulp Science Fiction” from producers Camille Beaudoin and Eric Rebalkin
  • STORYHIVE web series Frick, I Love Nature episode “Weird Ways Animals Make Babies” from project lead Gordie Lucius

Best web series, fiction

  • STORYHIVE 100K series Abracadavers from project lead Morgan Ermter
  • Girl Brain from producers Rebecca Campbell and Frederick Kroetsch
  • STORYHIVE web series Necessary Evil from project lead Randy Brososky
  • One Hit Die from producer Spencer Estabrooks (NSI Business for Producers)
  • STORYHIVE 100K series The PsyBorgs from project lead David Hiatt

Best web series, non-fiction

  • STORYHIVE web series How to Learn Anything from project lead Lindsay Robinson
  • STORYHIVE 100K series No Filter from project lead Sheena Wheadon

Best digital or interactive project

  • Heartland episode “Georgie Fleming Morris Instagram” from producer Scott Lepp (NSI Features First)

Best immersive experience

  • Kitten TV 360: Kitt’en Around from producers Frederick Kroetsch and Rebecca Campbell

Best non-fiction short

  • Snow Warrior from producer Frederick Kroetsch

Best production reflecting cultural diversity

  • The Girl Who Talks to the Moon from producers Rebecca Campbell and Frederick Kroetsch

Best director (drama over 30 minutes)

  • Morgan Ermter for Abracadavers

Best director (non-fiction under 30 minutes)

  • Alexandra Lazarowich for Fast Horse
  • Frederick Kroetsch for Queen of the Oil Patch episode “Publicity Whirl!”

Best screenwriter (drama under 30 minutes)

  • Randy Brososky for Necessary Evil episode “Soul Purpose”
  • Tony Binns (NSI Totally Television) for #Roxy

Best screenwriter (non-fiction under 30 minutes)

  • Frederick Kroetsch for Queen of the Oil Patch episode “Publicity Whirl!”
  • Wendy Hill-Tout (DramaLab) for Cowboy Culture episode “The Horse Whisperer”

Winners are announced on April 27 during a gala event at the Edmonton Convention Centre.

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