Author Archives: Lauren MacDiarmid

Living Dolls showing at Austin Film Festival 2013


This doc about the world of doll collecting is part of the documentary feature competition at the festival.

NSI grads win at imagineNATIVE


Marie Clements and Zoe Leigh Hopkins won awards at the 14th annual imagineNATIVE film + media arts festival.

Ursula Lawson and Lisa Meeches talk NSI Aboriginal Documentary on NCI and Streetz FM


Lisa Meeches and Ursula Lawson chat about NSI Aboriginal Documentary – deadline to apply is November 4, 2013.

Roof Jumpers

Director: Reiner Bello-Sanchez ·

When lead to the edge, would you jump?

NSI grads at imagineNATIVE 2013


The 2013 imagineNATIVE film + media arts festival takes place in Toronto from October 16 to 20.

NSI grads nab Canadian Comedy Awards


Michael Dowse and Sean Garrity were honoured for their work on Goon and My Awkward Sexual Adventure at the awards.

Pat Mills advances to Austin Film Fest Screenplay & Teleplay Competition finals


Pat Mills and his screenplay Don’t Talk to Irene have advanced to the top five in the comedy category of the competition.

Monkey Life

Director: Beth Azore ·

A rare glimpse into the lives and habits of the most popular and endearing animals at Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Zoo.

Buttfuck Nowhere

Director: Joel Salaysay ·

How far will two friends go to get where they need to be?


Director: Michal Lavi ·

A story about marriage, flaws and being impossibly stuck.

CFC Features picks up Wisteria


The NSI Features First project will be further developed through the Canadian Film Centre.

Adam Smoluk awarded Al Cerilli Scholarship


The $500 award is given annually to a young Manitoban demonstrating a significant record of activism.