Author Archives: Joy Loewen

About Joy Loewen

CEO

A huge heartfelt thank you! ❤

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The National Screen Institute board and staff are awed by the support you showed during the Great Canadian Giving Campaign in June.

Watch now! NSI program managers at the heart of training

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Your donation goes directly to support their work. They each made a short video (just a few minutes) so you can learn more about their work and hear what has inspired them.

Help us win $20K to serve more Canadian storytellers

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June 2021 is the Great Canadian Giving Challenge – a contest hosted by CanadaHelps. From June 1 to 30, every $1* donated to NSI enters us for a chance to win $20K* towards training future creators like you or those you work with. 

NSI celebrates 35 years of supporting storytellers and amplifying voices

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Read our new vision, mission and value statements. These, along with our 2021-2023 strategic plan and new brand identity (coming later this year), mark a rebirth for NSI.

Black History Month 2021 and the future we stand for

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NSI CEO Joy Loewen on how she marks Black History Month and the future she stands for plus a list of resources.

Supporter spotlight: Michael Levine

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The National Screen Institute wishes to gratefully acknowledge a very special donation made by Robert Eisenberg in honour of current NSI board member Michael Levine. The entire NSI team extends much gratitude and love.

Darren Anthony: NSI inspired me to be become a better storyteller

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Darren completed his Totally Television training earlier this year and is already in development with CBC on his show, Dwayne Has Issues.

Support powerful storytellers who are changing your world

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Giving Tuesday is an opportunity to empower storytellers who are making a difference. Donate $20 or more and CanadaHelps will add an extra $2.

Building bridges to love, acceptance, empathy and understanding through storytelling

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The work we do at NSI is critical in amplifying the voices of underrepresented storytellers across our nation. By doing so, we build those bridges to greater understanding.

#GivingTuesdayNow – support those who unite, inspire, comfort and motivate

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An opportunity to flip the hourglass from fear and insecurity to unity and courage as we continue our journey through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now, more than ever, the world needs storytellers

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At NSI, we love to celebrate birthdays. While this is a tricky time for celebrating, NSI turns 34 today so we took a moment during our daily check-in to celebrate and give thanks for your support.

A message from NSI CEO Joy Loewen: in these changing and uncertain times, I’m grateful for so many things

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An update on the challenge and change of leading NSI operations through the COVID-19 pandemic.