Congrats to Kat Baulu, Theola Ross, Alex Bailey, Gloria Ui Young Kim, Rachel Cairns and Anneli Ekborn on the recent success of their work.
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival
The film finished #4 on the list of top 20 audience favourites at the virtual festival and was the Artscapes program’s top film.
êmîcêtôcêt: Many Bloodlines, developed through NSI IndigiDocs by director Theola Ross and producer Alex Bailey, was #4 in the top five shorts. The film also won the Betty Youson Award for Best Canadian Short Documentary.
Michèle Stephenson’s Stateless, by producer Jennifer Holness (NSI Drama Prize, Telefilm Canada Spark Plug Program, NSI Global Marketing) and executive producer Sudz Sutherland (NSI Totally Television), won the Special Jury Prize – Canadian Feature Documentary.
The Hot Docs Festival Online ran from May 28 to June 6, but over 120 films are available to stream until June 24.
Canadian Film Festival
Queen of the Morning Calm, (pictured above) by director Gloria Ui Young Kim (NSI Diverse TV Director), won the William F. White Reel Canadian Indie Award and Gloria received the DGC Ontario Best Director award for her work on the film. Best breakout performance went to star Eponine Lee.
The Canadian Film Festival ran virtually on Super Channel Fuse from May 21 to June 6.
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