Historic-National-Screen-Institute

Past programs

We’ve supported creative voices in Canada for more than 35 years

Our programming is designed to meet market demands and has evolved and changed over the years. If you’re looking for the description of a program we no longer offer, you’re likely to find it here.

Aboriginal Journalism

Professional journalism development including a media internship.

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Conflict, Cooperation + HR Principles

A series of online sessions on conflict management, cooperation, negotiation, labour law and HR for Manitoba producers.

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Diverse TV Director

Development training and job shadowing for directors ready to make the leap to TV series direction.

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DiverseTV

TV series development training for underrepresented writers in Canada.

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Drama Prize

Customized training and mentorship for emerging filmmakers to develop and produce a short film.

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DramaLab

Creative, technical and business skills development to produce a short or feature film project.

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Features First

Development training for filmmakers working on their first or second feature film.

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Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program

Project development for established audiovisual professionals to move into feature film.

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Global Marketing

International marketing prep for producers.

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Indigenous Languages and Culture Documentary Project

Documentary training and mentorship for ILDII’s Strengthening and Revitalization of Indigenous Languages & Cultures initiative

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Lifestyle & Reality Series Producer

Skills development to produce a lifestyle or reality TV series including mentorship on an existing series.

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Manitoba Content Creators Development Accelerator

Story development and pitching training.

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Market-Ready Producers

Develop essential producing skills and prepare a pitch package.

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playWRITE

Training for emerging writers to develop essential skills as narrative designers in the video game industry.

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Script to Screen

Financial and creative tools for emerging and established screenwriters to develop audience-friendly feature film concepts.

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Storytellers

TV series development for Indigenous filmmakers.

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Telefilm Canada Spark Plug Program

Television series development for underrepresented and Indigenous producers.

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Totally Television

TV series development to create a polished package for buyers in the global marketplace.

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