Alumni news in brief, July 2020: Part 1 – awards

Humboldt: The New Season

A quick roundup of awards recently won by NSI alumni.

Golden Sheaf Awards

Golden Sheaf Awards were handed out as part of the 2020 Yorkton Film Festival. See the full list of winners and nominees.

Humboldt: The New Season (pictured) by producer Chris McIvor (NSI Business for Producers) won the Ruth Shaw Award (Best of Saskatchewan).

Nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up by director/producer Tasha Hubbard (NSI IndigiDocs) won the multicultural award (over 30 minutes) and documentary social/political category.

Red Chef Revival, developed through TELUS STORYHIVE by producer Ryan Mah, won the best serial category.

Sadika’s Garden, developed through TELUS STORYHIVE by director/producer Julia Iriarte, won in the documentary – POV (Point of View) category, the multicultural award (under 30 minutes) and the Kathleen Shannon Award.

Rockie Awards

Producer Jeff Peeler (NSI Global Marketing) won the Arts & Entertainment – Comedy & Variety Rockie Award at the 2020 Banff World Media Festival for Baroness von Sketch Show.

Platinum Remi Awards

Producer Chris McIvor won two Platinum Remi Awards at Houston Worldfest Annual International Independent Film Festival for Humboldt: The New Season and Fostering Hope (which he also directed) both in the long shorts – documentary category.

Read the rest of our July alumni news in brief

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