Catch NSI IndigiDocs films on the documentary Channel all month long

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Films are airing every Saturday this month. Check your local listings for more information.

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.

Important announcement about NSI IndigiDocs: deadline extended to January 15, 2021

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Please get in touch with us if you have questions and/or concerns about the application or application fee, or about how training will be delivered. We will do all we can to break down any barriers preventing folks from applying and sharing their stories.

Call for submissions: Yorkton Film Festival early bird pricing ends December 18

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Early bird pricing is $75 until December 18, with regular submission at $95 until January 31.

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.

Inside Out and OUTtv’s new online database aims to connect production companies with LGBTQ+ talent

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LGBTQ+ crew, creatives, and all production companies, studios, networks and agencies are invited to sign up to Out On Set now.

Happy holidays from the NSI team ⭐

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

Apply now for the WarnerMedia x Canadian Academy Global Access Writers Program

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The program aims to build a more inclusive and innovative industry by increasing representation in front and behind the camera. Applications close on December 18.

Meet Jessica Gibson: NSI’s newest manager of programs and development

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Get to know our new team member who comes to us from Media RendezVous Inc. where she worked as a production manager.

Job opportunity: managing director, Racial Equity Media Collective (six-month contract)

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REMC is a non-profit organization based in Toronto committed to equity in the film and television industries. Apply by December 16.

Register now for CMPA’s free Prime Time online event

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Begins streaming January 28 to February 10, 2021. Registration is free and will give you access to conference sessions, virtual receptions, the CMPA Indiescreen Awards and the Prime-Time Pitch Market.