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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

RBC Emerging Indigenous Filmmaker Award Powered by: national-screen-institute-cropped

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

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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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Get development training, funding and mentorship to create and produce your project.

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IndigiDocs

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Customized training and mentorship for Indigenous storytellers to produce a broadcast-ready film for APTN.

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Art of Business Management In association with: Indigenous-Screen-Office

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Business management, negotiation and leadership training plus customized mentorship to develop a current project.

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EAVE On Demand Access Program With support from: Canada Media Fund

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Empowering BIPOC producers in Canada to become distinct storytelling voices in the global marketplace.

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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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Business for Producers

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Expand your producing skills and receive customized, expert training to develop and pitch your project.

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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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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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New Northern Voices

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Learn the fundamentals of short fiction writing for web series and film from award-winning storyteller Jordan Wheeler.

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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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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 successful digital career.

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