Author Archives: Chris Vajcner

Chris Vajcner

About Chris Vajcner

Director of Partner Support

Watch TV shows + features from NSI alumni on Crave


Comedy, drama, mystery, thriller, TV, film – NSI alumni have it all on Crave including Falls Around Her (pictured) by Darlene Naponse.

Watch TV shows, shorts, features + more from NSI alumni on Encore+


Featuring a diverse range of work from over the years on a platform that aims to help you discover – or rediscover – memorable Canadian films and TV shows.

Watch TV shows, shorts, features + more from NSI alumni on CBC Gem


Thirty titles to choose from including Diggstown (pictured), The Detectives, The Breadwinner, Fubar, Humboldt: The New Season, Bachman and The Burden of Truth.

Watch NSI alumni films on


In the first part of a new series we’re looking at online video platforms available in Canada which feature alumni projects for your viewing pleasure.

Got old home movies that include Manitoba history? Gimli Film Festival wants ‘em!


In celebration of the festival’s 20th anniversary and Manitoba 150, they’re offering free home movie digital transfers to Manitobans with historically relevant footage of the province.

Tonya Williams headlines masterclass at Afro Prairie Film Festival


Reelworld founder and executive director Tonya will also share what’s in store for Canadian BIPOC screen industry professionals.

Films from Darcy Waite, Kat Baulu at Perspective Canada, Berlin 2020


Ruthless Souls by Darcy Waite and The Forbidden Reel by Kat Baulu will be featured.

Jennifer Podemski’s Unsettled in production


Of the series’ 55 roles, 50 are Indigenous characters played by Indigenous actors. The series is being shot almost entirely on Nipissing First Nation in Ontario.

Cowboy Smithx to receive Indspire Award


A winner in the arts category for his contribution as a filmmaker, director and supporter of Indigenous youth in the arts.

NSI alumni receive Hot Docs funding


Projects from Hoda Elatawi, Lisa Jackson, Marie Clements and Catherine Bainbridge get support from the CrossCurrents Canada Doc Funds.

Transplant by Joseph Kay launches on CTV, February 26


Joseph is the creator, showrunner and executive producer. Virginia Rankin (NSI Global Marketing) is also an executive producer.

Cursed Films series exec-produced by Laura Perlmutter heads to SXSW


A documentary series which explores the myths and legends behind some of Hollywood’s notoriously cursed horror film productions.