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.

TELUS STORYHIVE hosting free webinars on the essentials of podcasting

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Register now to learn about strong audio storytelling, best practices for recording and editing tips and tricks. The first webinar takes place on April 9.

Documentary Organization of Canada offers free membership to new BIPOC members

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DOC members gain access to all benefits including up-to-date information on workshops, events, programming and industry news.

Participate in IMPACT’s survey to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce

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Calling all Canadian producers, development executives and filmmakers: complete this survey and contribute to an important body of knowledge that can affect real change.

Job opportunity: National Film Board of Canada seeking producer for English Program’s North West Studio

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Based in their Winnipeg office, this role focuses on documentary, animated and immersive projects. Application deadline is April 5.

VICE and TELUS Fund now accepting submissions for Take Care mental health content incubator

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Submit ideas aimed at empowering young Canadians about mental health. Selected docuseries will be funded through TELUS Fund. Application deadline is April 9.

CBC, BIPOC TV & Film team up for the CBC Meet and Greet program

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BIPOC creators will meet online with teams from CBC podcasts, short docs, unscripted digital originals and more. Apply for the event by taking the online survey.

Registration for The 48 Film Festival Manitoba opens Sunday, March 21

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Canada’s first unified, time-based film challenge where filmmakers will write, shoot, edit, score and produce their films in just 48 hours.

TELUS STORYHIVE announces 16 projects for their inaugural podcast edition

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Podcast creators will each receive $10K in production funding, customized career training and mentorship through NSI and distribution of their project on select TELUS platforms.

Call for submissions: Reelworld Film Festival and emerging BIPOC artist program

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Early-bird submission for the festival closes on March 26. Reelworld also launched their E20 program for emerging BIPOC creators, submissions close on June 1.

Calling all comedy filmmakers: Just For Laughs in search of hilarious short films for festival showcase

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Submissions are now open for Eat My Shorts – an annual short comedy film showcase which screens during the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal from July 26 to 31.

Calling all PEI producers: apply now for NSI Market-Ready Producers

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Five PEI producers will be selected for this five-week, part-time training program and get practical pitching and producing experience while building their professional networks.