Starting today we’re introducing a brief monthly news roundup featuring updates from some of our past participants.
Feature documentary from Jennifer Holness gets Telefilm backing
Telefilm recently announced the 15 English and French-language documentary feature films supported by the Theatrical Documentary Program, with funding totalling $2.1 million.
Among the successful projects is Subjects of Desire by writer/director Jennifer Holness (NSI Drama Prize, Telefilm – Canada Spark Plug Program, NSI Global Marketing) – a film examining the cultural shift in North American beauty standards towards embracing (or as some feel – appropriating) Black aesthetics and features. Check out the trailer.
Amelia Wasserman’s Adult 1.0 makes 2020 BlueCat Screenplay Competition semi-final
Finalists will be announced on May 12, 2020.
Jeff Eyamie’s short So, What Do You Think? wins at Best Shorts Competition
So, What Do You Think?, a short film by writer/director Jeff Eyamie (NSI Totally Television), recently picked up an award of merit for Best Tube Length Video at the Best Shorts Competition in California.
The film was also voted a Best International Micro Film Award Finalist at Austin Comedy Short Film Festival in March.
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