Big wins at TIFF 2020 for Michelle Latimer, Tracey Deer


Inconvenient Indian (pictured) from director Michelle won the People’s Choice Documentary Award and the Amplify Voices Award for Best Canadian Feature Film. Tracey received the TIFF Emerging Talent Award and her feature Beans was the Peoples Choice Award second runner up.

Alumni funding + development support, series renewals and premieres roundup, fall 2020


NSI Totally Television series in development, projects selected for CFC/Netflix Project Development Accelerator, grads hired as crew on latest Gary Yates movie, premiere of Shane Belcourt’s Amplify series on APTN + more.

NSI IndigiDocs film heads to France


As The Smoke Rises by Sharon Heigl and Jennifer Ille was selected to the first Cannes International Independent Film Festival.

Alumni film fest roundup, fall 2020


A roundup of alumni films and industry events at some of the big Canadian festivals coming up including TIFF, FIN and VIFF.

Indigenous Film Summit online kicks off August 24


Over a dozen NSI alumni are panelists, moderators and presenters.

Tonya Williams talks about Access Reelworld on CTV’s The Marilyn Denis Show


For years, Tonya has championed for more diversity in the entertainment industry and the new database will help ensure representation in front of and behind the camera.

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