National Screen Institute announces Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill as program manager

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In this role, Sarah now manages CBC New Indigenous Voices and co-manages the inaugural TikTok Accelerator for Indigenous Creators.

Gift to Give, developed through NSI IndigiDocs by Erica Daniels, premieres at imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

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Gift to Give follows the relationship between a Two-Spirited daughter and her father. The film streams on the festival website from October 21 to 23.

Two documentaries developed through NSI IndigiDocs premiere at Vancouver International Film Festival

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Films from Peter Brass and Steven Davies make their theatrical world premieres on October 6 and 7, with online streaming until October 11.

Call for applications: TikTok Accelerator for Indigenous Creators

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We’ve partnered with TikTok Canada to offer a new, part-time online training program for up to 30 Indigenous content creators to grow their TikTok presence and learn the necessary skills for off-platform success.

World premiere of NSI Features First film A Small Fortune at FIN Atlantic International Film Festival

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The thriller, written and directed by Adam Perry and produced by Jason Arsenault, will premiere in theatres on September 18 and online starting today.

Writer/producer teams: develop your scripted series idea into a fully produced proof-of-concept through the new NSI Series Incubator program

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This new, one-of-a-kind program will guide writer/producer teams as they develop their scripted series idea into a fully produced proof-of-concept film. Apply by October 14.

Yukon Media Development announces continued support for NSI IndigiDocs student Whitney Horne

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Congratulations to Whitney of Teslin, Yukon who advances to NSI IndigiDocs phase 2 to produce her film, The Longest Canoe Race.

Announcing the four filmmakers advancing to phase 2 of NSI IndigiDocs

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Congratulations to Whitney Horne, Brandon Wilson, Marsha Knight and Kim Stadfeld who all advance to phase 2 of NSI IndigiDocs to produce their films.

The National Screen Institute warmly welcomes the CBC New Indigenous Voices class of 2021 as training begins

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Hello to Desiree Brightnose, Anonda Canadien, Aiyana Hart, Jordan Kelly, Brittany Monkman, Logan Nadeau, Ariyah Pierre, Holly Smith and John Wapioke.

The Retreat, developed through NSI Features First, premieres across Canada and the US today

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The thriller, directed by Pat Mills and written by Alyson Richards, is the 26th fully produced feature to come from the program.

Meet the inaugural participants of NSI Market-Ready Producers – PEI Edition

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Introducing Nathan Carter, Emma Fugate, Logan Fulford, Shane Mountain and Susan Rodgers to NSI’s newest producing program, as training begins today.

Northwest Territories Film Commission renews support for NSI IndigiDocs training program

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This investment benefits current NSI IndigiDocs participant Jiah Dzentu from Liidlii Kue, Northwest Territories.