Short of the Week – a great site dedicated to quality online shorts

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I was just trawling The Shorts Report and came across a link to a delicious website called Short of the Week. This site is dedicated to finding the best short films online. I agree with the Short of the Week

10 tips for emerging screenwriters by Elan Mastai

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From learning about the traditional three-act structure to repeated re-writes of your script, LA-based screenwriter Elan Mastai has ten tips to help budding screenwriters hone their work.

Daniel I. Schacter wins A&E Short Filmmakers Award in NSI Online Short Film Fest

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Daniel I. Schacter from Montréal, Quebec is the latest recipient of the A&E Short Filmmakers Award. His film Three Mothers – about a mother who persists in traveling to London for the birth of her grandchild in spite of her daughter’s wishes she

Marcia Martin joins the National Screen Institute Board of Directors

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Marcia Martin is the newest member of Canada’s entertainment industry to join the National Screen Institute Board of Directors. Marcia is a senior TV executive with over 25 years experience in the creative sector. A former VP with CHUM Television and

Accolades for NSI Drama Prize, NSI Totally Television alumni

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Congrats to Jordan Canning and Laura Churchill on their Audience Choice Award and to Corey Marr on Passenger Side being named to TIFF Canada’s Top Ten feature films.

Filmmaker Jon Reiss: “We are in the midst of a new world order or crisis”

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Filmmaker Jon Reiss says independent film distribution is in crisis. So he’s written a manifesto for filmmakers. If you’re concerned about the distribution and marketing of your film and want to know what alternatives exist, read on. Jon has written

NSI alumni win 2009 SMPIA Showcase Awards

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Congratulations to David Hansen, Anand Ramayya, Bob Crowe, Wally Start and Jennifer Podemski who all received Showcase Awards from the Saskatchewan Motion Picture Industry Association (SMPIA).

NSI alumni on air, on screen and in-person

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Whistler, Bravo, Toronto and Dubai – National Screen Institute alumni are everywhere.

Jennifer Holness selected to ground-breaking program

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Jennifer Holness (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Global Marketing, Telefilm Spark Plug Program) has been named to the NBC Universal Multiplatform Matchmaking Program.

More Telefilm Canada funding for NSI grads

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Congratulations to 11 National Screen Institute alumni who received Telefilm Canada support for their projects.

Amreeka scores three Independent Spirit nominations

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Congratulations to Liz Jarvis (NSI Features First) and the rest of the team behind Amreeka on their three Independent Spirit Award nominations.

Telefilm Canada fund NSI grad projects

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Congrats to eight National Screen Insitute alumni who are developing new projects with support from Telefilm Canada.