NSI grads nominated for 2019 Yorkton Golden Sheaf Awards

Cedar Tree of Life / Link to Yorkton Film Festival

Nominations have been announced for Yorkton Film Festival‘s annual Golden Sheaf Awards, and lots of NSI grads are included:

  • STORYHIVE 100K project Finding Big Country from director Kathleen Jayme, producer Michael Grand – Emerging Filmmaker Award; Multicultural (30 minutes and over); Documentary Point-of-View
  • NSI IndigiDocs short Cedar Tree of Life (pictured) from director Odessa Shuquaya, producers April Johnson, Odessa Shuquaya – Indigenous Award
  • Fast Horse from director Alexandra Lazarowich (NSI IndigiDocs) – Indigenous Award; Multicultural (under 30 minutes)
  • Seen & Heard from director Maureen Marovitch (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Global Marketing), producers David Finch (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Totally Television), Maureen Marovitch – Multicultural (under 30 minutes)
  • Are You Ready? from director Christopher Redmond (NSI Features First), producer Hoda Elatawi (NSI Global Marketing) – Children’s/Youth Production
  • The Girl Who Talks to the Moon from producers Rebecca Campbell (TELUS Optik™ Local), Frederick Kroetsch (NSI Business for Producers), Dennis Jackson (NSI Totally Television) – Children’s/Youth Production
  • Craft Canada from director, producer, researcher Ian Bawa (NSI Totally Television) – Community Television
  • First Contact from producers Vanessa Loewen (NSI Global Marketing), Stephanie Scott (NSI Storytellers) – Documentary Social/Political
  • What Walaa Wants from director, producer Christy Garland (NSI Drama Prize) – Documentary Social/Political
  • Giltrude’s Dwelling from director, producer Jeremy Lutter (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Features First) – Drama
  • Take the Dive from producer Orlando Braun (NSI Business for Producers) – Lifestyle & Reality
  • Snow Warrior from director, producer Frederick Kroetsch – Short Subject, Non-Fiction
  • STORYHIVE 100K project The Day Don Died from directors, producers Steve J. Adams, Sean Horlor – Short Subject, Non-Fiction
  • Woman in Stall from director, producer Dusty Mancinelli (NSI Features First) – Student Productions, Fiction

Yorkton Film Festival takes place May 23 to 26, 2019, with the Golden Sheaf winners announced on Saturday, May 25.

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