Films, panelists and award recipients: NSI alumni are well represented at the 20th Reelworld Film Festival which takes place from October 14 to 19.
- The Corruption of Divine Providence by writer/director/producer Jeremy Torrie (NSI Aboriginal Cultural Trade Initiative, Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program), producer Tanya Brunel (NSI Global Marketing); streams October 14 to 19 with a Q+A on October 16 at 9 p.m., ET
- The Curse of Willow Song (pictured) by writer/director Karen Lam (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Totally Television); streams October 14 to 19 with a Q+A on October 16 at 11 a.m., ET
- Idols Never Die by Jeremy Yoo (TELUS STORYHIVE); streaming October 14 to 19 with a Q+A on October 18 at 11:30 a.m., ET
- Somnius: Pilgrims of Centauri by Denver Jackson (TELUS STORYHIVE); streaming October 14 to 19 with a Q+A on October 16 at 7:30 p.m., ET
- A Conversation with Clement Virgo – moderated by Tonya Williams, founder and executive director of Reelworld Film Festival (NSI Global Marketing); Friday, October 16 at 3 p.m., ET
- Get on that Roster and Direct in BC – panelists Sudz Sutherland, Nimisha Mukerji (both NSI Totally Television); Saturday, October 17 at 3 p.m., ET
- Canada Media Fund case study, Tokens (2019) – panelist Trinni Franke (NSI Features First); Sunday, October 18 at 2 p.m., ET
2020 Emerging 20 Participants
Reelworld Trailblazer Award recipients
- Anand Ramayya (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Totally Television, NSI Global Marketing) and Lisa Meeches (NSI Storytellers and NSI Indigenous training programs advisor) will both receive a Reelworld Trailblazer Award which recognize outstanding achievements by racially diverse professionals in the Canadian entertainment industry. Anand and Lisa are two of six remarkable 2020 recipients who inspire others and blaze a trail of excellence through their constant efforts to improve and diversify the vibrant film and television industry.
Visit Reelworld’s website for more information.
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