Blog posts See all blog posts

In-depth research report examines exclusionary practices within industry events and how to improve

·

A report from 1844 Studios analyzes data collected from BIPOC women and non-binary individuals and provides guidance on how to increase inclusivity and diversity.

Submissions now open for Reelworld Film Festival

·

Submit your film before February 25 to waive all submission fees. The festival will take place in October.

Apply now: Reelworld Black Entrepreneurs Program

·

Training initiative for Black casting directors, agents, managers and producers in Canada. Application deadline is February 24.

Focal Point: Julie Hackett joins the National Screen Institute team

·

Julie will manage the Black Creators Edition and Game Changers Documentary Edition of TELUS STORYHIVE.

New program coming soon: NSI Business for Producers – Atlantic Women’s Edition

·

Training and mentorship program for female producers in Atlantic provinces. Applications set to open the week of January 31.

News releases See all news releases

Acclaimed NSI IndigiDocs films premiere on APTN

·

NSI IndigiDocs films from 2019 and 2020 will air on APTN on January 16 and 23, respectively. Check your local listings for times.

The National Screen Institute appoints Liz Hover to director of operations

·

Working alongside the senior management team, Liz will ensure efficient and effective workflow within the organization. Liz began her new role on January 10.

Four teams selected for the inaugural NSI Series Incubator program

·

Introducing: Jonathan Joffe, Hannah Johnson, Jessica Landry, Reem Morsi, Cynthia Murdock, Adrian Neblett, Mostafa Shaker and Darcy Waite.

National Screen Institute announces new alumni podcast series, The Hats We Wear

·

The Hats We Wear is released to coincide with the National Screen Institute’s annual fundraising campaign. Donations benefit the growing community of creators changing the world through the power of story.

TikTok Canada and National Screen Institute announce participants selected for inaugural Accelerator for Indigenous Creators

·

Thirty Indigenous content creators will start online classes on November 8. The program begins with a sharing circle led by Elder Allen Sutherland.