Watch: CBC New Indigenous Voices Q+A webinar 2024

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Abiola Agbayewa

Abiola Agbayewa

Programs Outreach Manager

Questions about our program, CBC New Indigenous Voices? Watch our Q+A webinar recapping what to expect from the program and how to apply.

Program manager Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill and program coordinator Grace Bruinooge provide an overview of the CBC New Indigenous Voices program, answer questions from potential applicants and are open to receiving and answering additional questions via email. Contact information is below. This Q+A webinar was recorded on Monday, March 4, 2024.

CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week training program for up to 10 Indigenous creators aged 18+ to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries. This year’s edition marks the 20th anniversary of the program.


Applications close on Monday, March 18 at 12 p.m. CT. Apply now!

There is no fee to apply.


Topics discussed in the Q+A webinar include a general overview of the program, expectations, support for participants from outside Manitoba, detailed information about the internship process, what the selection committee is looking for and alumni success stories.

CBC New Indigenous Voices 2024 will be delivered in person, in Winnipeg. In addition to classroom training sessions, students will work together to produce a short film project, learning about the many crew positions required to bring an idea from script to screen.

If you have further questions, please contact program manager Sarah Simpson-Yellowquill – sarahs [dot] yellowquill [at] nsi-canada [dot] ca.

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CBC New Indigenous Voices 2024 is funded by Title, Presenting and Tuition Sponsor CBC; Program Partners Manitoba Sport, Culture, Heritage and TourismTelefilm Canada; Provincial Sponsor Creative BC through the Daryl Duke & William Vince Scholarship Fund; Industry Partner IATSE Local 856; Service Sponsor William F. White International. NSI Core Funders are Manitoba Sport, Culture, Heritage and Tourism and the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council. More sponsors will be added as confirmed.

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