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VICE and TELUS Fund now accepting submissions for Take Care mental health content incubator

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Submit ideas aimed at empowering young Canadians about mental health. Selected docuseries will be funded through TELUS Fund. Application deadline is April 9.

CBC, BIPOC TV & Film team up for the CBC Meet and Greet program

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BIPOC creators will meet online with teams from CBC podcasts, short docs, unscripted digital originals and more. Apply for the event by taking the online survey.

Registration for The 48 Film Festival Manitoba opens Sunday, March 21

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Canada’s first unified, time-based film challenge where filmmakers will write, shoot, edit, score and produce their films in just 48 hours.

TELUS STORYHIVE announces 16 projects for their inaugural podcast edition

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Podcast creators will each receive $10K in production funding, customized career training and mentorship through NSI and distribution of their project on select TELUS platforms.

Call for submissions: Reelworld Film Festival and emerging BIPOC artist program

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Early-bird submission for the festival closes on March 26. Reelworld also launched their E20 program for emerging BIPOC creators, submissions close on June 1.

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Three northern Manitobans learn the essential elements of short-fiction writing with award-winning writer Jordan Wheeler as NSI New Northern Voices online training begins

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NSI warmly welcomes Rochelle Dyrkacz from The Pas, Steven Bignell from Opaskwayak Cree Nation and Ryan Goossen from Gillam.

APTN renews commitment as program partner of NSI IndigiDocs training program

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APTN became a founding partner of NSI IndigiDocs in 2012. Their contribution has helped launch 54 Indigenous filmmakers into the industry with 28 short documentaries produced.

NSI launches Art of Business Management – Indigenous Edition, invites applications from Indigenous screen content creatives committed to a career in producing

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A four-month, part-time online training and mentorship program. Apply with a feature film or web series which has at least one source of confirmed funding. Deadline: February 12.

Northern Manitoba writers: develop your web series or short film idea online through the NSI New Northern Voices training program

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This part-time program taught by award-winning writer Jordan Wheeler aims to strengthen new and emerging writers’ skills and abilities to craft stories told from a northern Manitoba perspective.

êmîcêtôcêt: Many Bloodlines, developed through NSI IndigiDocs, named a TIFF Top Ten Short of 2020

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The documentary follows a Cree filmmaker and her white partner on their journey to parenthood. The film has been celebrated at film festivals across North America.