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Programs

Write it. Produce it. Direct it. Shape your creative voice with Canada’s leading industry professionals

At the National Screen Institute, you’ll get customized training, networking opportunities, personalized mentorship, small class sizes and online and in-person training.

“When I started NSI Totally Television, I had just finished my last script-coordinating gig and I was determined not to go back to that role and I didn’t. I’ve been a full-time writer ever since.” – Gemma Holdway

PACT In partnership with: Shine-Network-Institute

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North America’s first free online Indigenous cultural competency course for the screen sector

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Digital Marketing for Media In association with: Storypreneurs Unite.com

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Find and engage audiences for your creative projects with this learn-at-your-own pace eight-part course.

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TELUS STORYHIVE In association with: national-screen-institute-cropped

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Supporting new and emerging filmmakers in British Columbia + Alberta with production funding, training, mentorship and distribution.

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Series Incubator

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Fast track the development of your scripted series and career with customized hands-on training and mentorship.

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Cinematoba Presented by: Winnipeg-Foundation

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Do you have a unique story to tell about Manitoba – past or present – that you’d love to bring to life as a short film?

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Access BIPOC Producers With support from: Canada Media Fund

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Empowering producers in Canada to lead resilient companies that are competitive in the global marketplace

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Crew Training for the Film + TV Industry Presented by: Creative-Saskatchewan

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Entry-level training on the logistics and process of evolving a script into the visual magic of a movie.

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TikTok Accelerator for Indigenous Creators Powered by: TikTok-logo

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Grow your TikTok presence, hone your storytelling skills and learn the building blocks for a thriving digital career.

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ELEVATE Presented by:

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Business development incubator to grow your BIPOC-owned production company for long-term sustainability

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CBC New Indigenous Voices Title sponsor: CBC

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Build your career and learn the essential elements of working in film, TV and digital media.

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RBC Emerging Indigenous Filmmaker Award

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Financial support and mentorship for you, your project and / or career goals

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Intro to Production

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Refugees and newcomers in Manitoba: learn about careers in film and TV production and get real experience by making a short film.

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