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Focal Point: DOC Institute honours Lisa Jackson with Vanguard Award


The Vanguard Award honours a mid-career filmmaker nominated by their peers for advancing the documentary craft and elevating the next generation of filmmakers.

Focal Point: Stephanie Scott named executive director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation


Stephanie plans to accelerate the Missing Children Project to uncover the truth about the many Indigenous children who lost their lives in residential schools.

Focal Point: Daniel Northway-Frank advocates for mental health supports within non-profits


Daniel started an important conversation about mental health in a blog posted on Bell Let’s Talk Day earning attention across the country. And now he wants to build upon it.

Focal Point: theatrical release for Shawn Linden’s film Hunter Hunter, developed through NSI Features First


The horror film was released in US theatres, DVD and on-demand in mid-December 2020. This is the 25th fully produced film to come from NSI Features First.

Focal Point: Trey Anthony named development producer for Bell Media Studios


Trey’s role focuses on the development of unscripted content through Bell’s partnership with Motion Content Group.

Focal Point: Lisa Meeches joins the Order of Canada


In recognition of her contributions to Canadian film and broadcasting.

Focal Point: Tonya Williams becomes Wow! Unlimited Media’s newest board member


Wow! Unlimited Media focuses on youth entertainment on digital platforms. In this new position, Tonya wants to focus on diversity within animation.

Focal Point: Hoda Elatawi named newest board member of the Youth Media Alliance


Hoda was one of five new board members announced in late November.

Rachel Young


Rachel Young | Alumni Outreach Coordinator Rachel has worked for the National Screen Institute since October 2020. In her role, she gets to chat with and learn all about the alumni who have left their mark on the National Screen


Director: Gilad Lippa ·

A girl wakes up to mysterious cards sliding into her room with one-word instructions for her to dress up for a Polaroid camera.

Christina Velocci: interning on lifestyle series Decked Out (week 6)


NSI Lifestyle Series Producer student Christina Velocci reports on week six of her internship on Decked Out.

Murdoch’s Other Eye

Director: Katherine Fitzgerald ·

A man becomes consumed with curiosity over the mystery of his co-worker’s eye patch.