The Hats We Wear podcast: Cheyenne Bruneau on the healing power of music

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Cheyenne shares her thoughts on becoming ‘Miss Rae’ of Miss Rae & The Midnight Ramblers and the spiritual experience of performance.

Special online screening of OMA, developed through TELUS STORYHIVE

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The story of retired nurse and grandma, Sandy Moser, who has made over 2,300 masks for the arts community of Alberta. OMA screens online December 7.

Steven Bignell directs new music video

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Steven directed the music video, Genocide, for the Dee Erin Band. The band is based out of Opaskwayak Cree Nation in Manitoba.

The Hats We Wear podcast: Josh Epstein on his path to writing and producing

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Josh discusses his path in the industry and how his first acting role as Michael in Peter Pan sparked his love for storytelling.

The Hats We Wear podcast: Darcy Waite on his journey through comedy

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Episode three of The Hats We Wear is now available on Spotify, Apple and wherever you listen to podcasts.

Register for Reelworld’s racially diverse conversation series

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Part one of this four part series begins on November 9, featuring NSI IndigiDocs alumna Alex Bailey.

National Film Board streams alumni films

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Into Light from Sheona McDonald will stream on November 8 and Falls Around Her from Darlene Naponse will stream on November 26.

National Screen Institute announces new alumni podcast series, The Hats We Wear

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The Hats We Wear is released to coincide with the National Screen Institute’s annual fundraising campaign. Donations benefit the growing community of creators changing the world through the power of story.

Alumni awards roundup, fall 2021

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Alumni win big at imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, DGC Awards, Edmonton International Film Festival and more.

Tails on Ice, developed through NSI IndigiDocs, premieres at Yellowknife International Film Festival

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The film follows Miranda’s sled dog Ellesmere as she sets off on her first training expedition. Tails on Ice streams on the festival website from November 3 to 7.

Alumni films featured at Yellowknife International Film Festival

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The festival runs online from November 3 to November 7, highlighting stories from across the Northwest Territories and around the world. 

Dinae Robinson, Miranda Currie, Rylan Friday selected for Whistler’s Indigenous Filmmaker Fellowship

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This six-month program focuses on strengthening and advancing short-form scripted projects for emerging Indigenous filmmakers in Canada.