Alumni awards roundup, winter 2021

Emergence: Out of the Shadows and Angakusajaujuq – The Shaman’s Apprentice

Stills from Emergence: Out of the Shadows and Angakusajaujuq – The Shaman’s Apprentice

Congratulations to the many alumni who received funding and awards throughout November and December 2021.

Creative BC Production Program recipients

  • The Chinatown Diner – produced by Thomas Affolter (TELUS STORYHIVE)
  • Warrior Ride – produced by Carey Newman (TELUS STOYHIVE)

> Complete list of recipients

Screen Nova Scotia Awards

Best Television Series

  • Diggstown, Season 2 – executive produced by Floyd Kane (NSI Totally Television)

Best Documentary Film

> Complete list of winners

Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

Best Documentary

> Complete list of films

Whistler Film Festival

Borsos Award for Best Canadian Feature Film

  • Cinema of Sleep – written and directed by Jeffrey St. Jules, produced by Brendon Sawatzky (both NSI Features First)

Best Mountain Culture Film, honourable mention

  • Precious Leader Woman – co-written by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (NSI IndigiDocs program manager), executive produced by Michael Grand, produced by Hayley Morin (both TELUS STORYHIVE)

Canadian ShortWork Award

  • Angakusajaujuq – The Shaman’s Apprentice – produced by Nadia Mike (NSI Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition)

> Complete list of winners

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