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Documentary Organization of Canada launches online COVID-19 production guide

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Created with input from professional documentary makers, the guide aims to help filmmakers navigate new ways of working safely in the context of COVID-19.

Apply for the STORYHIVE local heroes documentary edition

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Seeking pitches from Alberta and British Columbia creators that spotlight extraordinary individuals making a positive difference. Apply by Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

Meet RBC associate Oyinkansola Bolaji-Idowu, on secondment to NSI

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Oyin is part of RBC’s Career Launch Program which gives recent graduates a chance to get the experience they need to be successful in the job market.

Annelise Larson and NSI launch new marketing webinar series to help you create a digital strategy

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It’s affordable, you can do it at your own pace, and it will give you everything you need to put together an effective plan.

Listen to knowledge keepers, community leaders, artists and influencers on new podcast series Indigenous150+

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Passionate young change makers from across Canada celebrate Indigenous voices and culture as they share the stories of First Peoples and the land.

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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 …”