Final thoughts from the NSI Business for Producers class of 2021

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Since the program officially concluded earlier this year, participants have been wrapping up their mentorships. As they each returned to their regular routine, we asked for some final thoughts.

BC emerging filmmakers: apply now for the VIFF Catalyst Mentorship Program

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Strengthen your cinematic voice and take your project to the next level. You must be aged 19 to 35 and live in BC. Apply by August 6.

Creative BC launches online platform to create a more equitable workforce in British Columbia’s motion picture industry

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Creative Pathways BC is working toward balanced and fair representation in the industry by creating accessible opportunities for underrepresented groups.

Job opportunity: bilingual industry services coordinator with On Screen Manitoba

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Funded through Young Canada Works, this role will work collaboratively with staff to support administration, communications and logistics for a variety of projects, events and outreach activities.

Call for applications: CMPA’s International Co-Production Accelerator Program with Jan Miller

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Designed to create project partnerships and long-lasting business relationships between Canadian and international production companies. Apply by August 6.

A huge heartfelt thank you! ❤

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The National Screen Institute board and staff are awed by the support you showed during the Great Canadian Giving Challenge in June.

BPOC creators: apply now for the Rogers-BSO Development Fund

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The fund will support creators through the writing process, from outline to script. Application deadline is August 23.

Learn the essentials of documentary filmmaking with DOC Institute’s summer boot camp

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This four-part series takes an in-depth look at documentary filmmaking and includes case studies, special guests and networking opportunities.

Program manager Elise Swerhone retires from the National Screen Institute

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Elise retires this month after almost a decade with the National Screen Institute. NSI’s Rachel Young spoke with her about some of her proudest accomplishments.

National Indigenous History Month: NSI’s Cheyenne Bruneau reflects on her grief and hope for the future

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As National Indigenous History Month draws to a close, NSI’s Cheyenne Bruneau honours the event and shares some of her story.

Job opportunity: Rezolution Pictures seeking producers’ assistant on limited series, Little Bird

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In this role you will assist and support the producers from pre-production through post-production. Submit your resume by July 4.

Creating industry change: how programs inspire and impact the careers of staff and alumni

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Your support makes a real difference to storytellers in Canada. NSI’s Rachel Young spoke to Ursula Lawson, Cheyenne Bruneau, Alex Sangha, Pepper O’Bomsawin and Everett Sokol to find out.