The National Screen Institute announces format changes and incoming students for the 2020 CBC New Indigenous Voices training program

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NSI welcomes Faith Gore, Matthew Tenute, Sarah Carrier, Nathaniel Magbanua, Seth Arcand, Janell Henry, AJ Wastasecoot and Kyler Harper for the first online edition of the program. Classes begin September 8.

Kaya Wheeler steps into new role at NSI, takes management lead on CBC New Indigenous Voices

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Kaya – of Anishnaabe and Nehiyaw descent – is a registered member of Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba.

Nurture your creative ideas while learning the essential elements of producing with NSI Business for Producers

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Aimed at emerging producers eager to take on bigger projects and grow their businesses, and writers and directors who want to learn about the craft of producing screen-based stories in a COVID-19 environment and beyond.

Manitoba storytellers pitch their projects to an industry panel following expert coaching from international trainer Jan Miller

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The panel included Louise O’Brien-Moran from Manitoba Film and Music, Melanie Nepinak Hadley from CBC, producer Avi Federgreen, Phyllis Laing from Buffalo Gal Pictures and Tangent Animation, and Monica Lowe from Winnipeg Film Group.

NSI IndigiDocs film êmîcêtôcêt: Many Bloodlines wins Betty Youson Award for Best Canadian Short Documentary at Hot Docs fest

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The Hot Docs jury members said the award was given “For the remarkable strength of its convictions and the tenderness of its filmmaking …”

Eight Manitoba filmmakers set to develop their projects with international expert Jan Miller through new online workshop series

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Introducing the participants: Erica Daniels, Sage Daniels, Joshua Hood, Reed Makayev, Katie Man, Jesse Peterson, Christine Reid and Vincent Tang.

Manitoba producers: build a solid framework for success in production with online workshop series Conflict, Cooperation + HR Principles

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[Registration is closed] A five-part online workshop series providing valuable insights from business professionals in key areas such as conflict management, cooperation, negotiation, labour law and human resources / Une série de cinq ateliers. Des professionnels en affaires partageront leurs connaissances en ce qui concerne la résolution du conflit, la coopération, la négociation, le droit du travail et de l’emploi ainsi que les principes des ressources humaines.

Sign up for the online Manitoba Content Creators Development Accelerator to take your creative project to the next level with Jan Miller

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[CALL NOW CLOSED] NSI has partnered with Film Training Manitoba to deliver an online workshop series with top industry expert Jan Miller who will share tips and tools to make your story idea sing and ready for pitching.

Four Indigenous filmmakers advance to second phase of NSI IndigiDocs training

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Erica Daniels, Miranda Currie, Peter Brass and Steven Davies will each receive a cash award of up to $16K and approximately $10K of in-kind services. They will also be paired with an industry mentor during development and production of their projects.

National Screen Institute and CBC announce two-year partnership renewal for CBC New Indigenous Voices training program

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The partnership extension will increase career development opportunities for Indigenous content creators across Canada.

2020 edition of NSI Totally Television training program begins, marking 17-year partnership with presenting sponsor Bell Media

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Bell Media’s commitment to the program helps Mark Ratzlaff, Nimisha Mukerji, Eva Thomas, Darren Anthony, Rachel Cairns, Brandon Laraby, Eva Colmers and Gordie Lucius develop their projects with the top showrunners and story editors in the country.

New partnership between National Screen Institute and Film Training Manitoba to bring increased educational resources to Indigenous creators and Manitoba’s northern communities

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The partnership involves a combination of joint educational programming including distance learning, in-class training, career consulting and outreach.