Author Archives: NSI staff

Part 1: NSI Business for Producers students tell us how it’s going

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Richard Agecoutay, Jason Arsenault, Ian Bawa, Flore de Bayser, Hedyeh Bozorgzadeh, Ervin Chartrand, A.J. Demers and Priyanka Desai give us an update on the program so far.

NSI Totally Television phase 2 teams on their learning experience during COVID

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After phase 1 in-person training back in March 2020, COVID forced Eva Thomas, Darren Anthony, Eva Colmers and Gordie Lucius to continue the program online including virtual attendance at Content London in December.

Daunted by online learning, the CBC New Indigenous Voices class of 2020 met the challenge and formed meaningful friendships

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On December 10 students graduated during a special online ceremony. In their final writing assignments, we find out that learning online made the experience even more interesting.

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers joins National Screen Institute as co-manager of IndigiDocs training program

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Elle-Máijá will work alongside program manager Kaya Wheeler and also serve as director advisor for the program.

Congratulations to the graduating class of CBC New Indigenous Voices 2020

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Today students, faculty and partners will be honoured during an online graduation ceremony and special preview of the podcast episodes created and produced by students as part of training.

Happy holidays from the NSI team ⭐

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Wishing you hope and joy for 2021 from everyone at the National Screen Institute.

National Screen Institute appoints Jessica Gibson as manager of programs and development

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Jessica will manage the TELUS STORYHIVE Podcast Edition working with content creators in Alberta and BC, in addition to several other new NSI programming initiatives focused on diverse creators.

[Deadline extended] Apply for NSI IndigiDocs: a customized online training program for Indigenous creators to develop a short documentary

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[Deadline extended] Apply for this part-time program by January 15, 2021 at noon, Central Time.

Getting to know the NSI Business for Producers students of 2020 (part 1)

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Richard Agecoutay, Jason Arsenault, Ian Bawa, Flore de Bayser, Hedyeh Bozorgzadeh, Ervin Chartrand, A.J. Demers and Priyanka Desai reveal their hopes for the program and the creative projects they’re developing.

RBC Emerging Artists Project continues investment in NSI IndigiDocs and NSI New Northern Voices training programs

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Additionally, RBC’s 2020 Indigenous Partnership Report A Chosen Journey highlighted both programs, staff and mentors. They also published a feature about NSI IndigiDocs film As the Smoke Rises by Jennifer Ille and Sharon Heigl in recognition of Orange Shirt Day on September 30.

Getting to know the NSI Business for Producers students of 2020 (part 3)

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Alex Sangha, Kulbinder Saran Caldwell, Fonna Seidu, Bram Timmer, Jen Viens and Seth Williams reveal their hopes for the program and the creative projects they’re developing.

Getting to know the NSI Business for Producers students of 2020 (part 2)

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Alex Duong, Andrea Feltrin, Kate Fenton, Carmen Forsberg, Stuart Matheson, Jacob Pratt and Carla Robinson reveal their hopes for the program and the creative projects they’re developing.