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African Movie Festival in Manitoba announces festival events and lineup

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The festival runs from September 24 to 26 at the Gas Station Arts Centre, featuring over 30 films as well as the Cinema and Black Empowerment Symposium event.

University/college students: apply now for the Youth Media Alliance Andra Sheffer Scholarship

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Applicants must have an interest in children’s television/digital media. Recipient will attend Kidscreen Summit in Miami, Banff World Media Festival and get $4K for travel expenses.

The National Screen Institute thanks Kaya Wheeler for five great years

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Best wishes to our friend and colleague Kaya Wheeler as she takes on the new role of outreach and program coordinator with the Indigenous Screen Office.

Applications now open for TELUS STORYHIVE 2021 Black Creators Edition

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Successful applicants receive $20K in production grants and mentorship from the National Screen Institute. Apply by October 6!

Register now for Empowering BIPOC Storytellers: A Conversation with Arnold Pinnock free online event

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Arnold discusses his experience in the film industry and empowers BIPOC creators to have their voices heard. Catch this exclusive online event on September 16 at 5 p.m. CT.

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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.