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.
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.
As The Smoke Rises by Sharon Heigl and Jennifer Ille was selected to the first Cannes International Independent Film Festival.
A roundup of alumni films and industry events at some of the big Canadian festivals coming up including TIFF, FIN and VIFF.
Over a dozen NSI alumni are panelists, moderators and presenters.
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.
Melanie hosted one of the panels and Adeline produced the show.
Joanne (pictured) won the RBC $10K pitch competition and will be mentored by NSI’s Elise Swerhone over the next year as she produces her film Anak for the 2021 festival.
Includes best direction in a motion picture for Karen Lam and The Curse of Willow Song (pictured).
Films from Tracey Deer, Daniel Bekerman, Michelle Latimer, Trish Dolman, Zoe Leigh Hopkins, Jenna Neepin and Dusty Mancinelli.
Continuing our series on alumni projects available on streaming platforms, today we turn to Netflix. We scoured their catalog to find a range of TV series titles across a number of genres including Burden of Truth (pictured).
The fest kicks off next Tuesday, July 21 and runs to July 26. In total, the festival will stream 200 films including Aadizookaan created through CBC New Indigenous Voices by Kale Swampy.