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BIPOC creators: submit your podcast ideas to Hot Docs Podcast Development Lab

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Selected participants will work with mentors to develop their projects and receive $1,000 of funding support. Apply by May 13.

Women in View releases national study of women in the film industry

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The report analyzes data on women writers, directors, cinematographers, showrunners and producers in Canadian TV and film, with a specific look at BIPOC women in the industry.

NSI celebrates 35 years of supporting storytellers and amplifying voices

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Read our new vision, mission and value statements. These, along with our 2021-2023 strategic plan and new brand identity (coming later this year), mark a rebirth for NSI.

TELUS STORYHIVE hosting free webinars on the essentials of podcasting

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Register now to learn about strong audio storytelling, best practices for recording and editing tips and tricks. The first webinar takes place on April 9.

Documentary Organization of Canada offers free membership to new BIPOC members

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DOC members gain access to all benefits including up-to-date information on workshops, events, programming and industry news.

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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.

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers joins National Screen Institute as co-manager of IndigiDocs training program

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Elle-Máijá will work alongside program manager Kaya Wheeler and also serve as director advisor for the program.

National Screen Institute appoints Jessica Gibson as manager of programs and development

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Jessica will manage the TELUS STORYHIVE Podcast Edition working with content creators in Alberta and BC, in addition to several other new NSI programming initiatives focused on diverse creators.

All-in Madonna, developed through the NSI Features First, gets world premiere at Whistler Film Festival

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The film premieres on December 9 and marks the 24th fully produced feature to come from the NSI Features First program.

[Deadline extended] Apply for NSI IndigiDocs: a customized online training program for Indigenous creators to develop a short documentary

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[Deadline extended] Apply for this part-time program by January 15, 2021 at noon, Central Time.