Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day with news from NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition!

NSI Art of Business Management - Indigenous Edition

Students of 2021 above from top left: Brittany Ryan, Jessie Anthony, Angie-Pepper O’Bomsawin, Darcy Waite; bottom from left: Nadia Mike, Everett Sokol, Colin Van Loon

Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day!

We have a lot to celebrate here at the National Screen Institute. The NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition students are currently completing their mentorship phase.

After 32 sessions covering topics such as the fundamentals of how to run a workplace, principles of human resources and production finance and distribution – these students are ready to take what they’ve learned and put it into action.

Congratulations to our 2021 participants:

  • Jessie Anthony from Vancouver, BC
  • Banchi Hanuse from Bella Coola, BC
  • Nadia Mike from Iqaluit, NU
  • Angie-Pepper O’Bomsawin from Kahnawake, QC
  • Brittany Ryan from Toronto, ON
  • Everett Sokol from Edmonton, AB
  • Colin Van Loon from Vancouver, BC
  • Darcy Waite from Winnipeg, MB

Now it’s time to celebrate your hard work and dedication. Congratulations, and good luck completing this phase of training.

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NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition is a four-month, part-time online training and mentorship program to help storytellers learn essential business management skills while creating a project plan for a feature film or web series they are currently developing.

NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition is funded by Founding and Presenting Sponsor the Indigenous Screen Office (ISO); Indigenous Training Programs Partner Directors Guild of Canada; Strategic Sponsor Telefilm Canada; Supporting Sponsors Super Channel, Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage; Industry Scholarship Sponsor Documentary Organization of Canada; NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture & Heritage and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council. We gratefully acknowledge the private donors whose gifts also support this program.

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