Ryan Hanson’s The Quarry wins A&E Short Filmmakers Award

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The Quarry directed by Ryan Hanson from Nepean, ON, is the latest winner of the $2,500 A&E Short Filmmakers Award in the NSI Online Short Film Festival run by the National Screen Institute.

Bomb Girls by Michael MacLennan premieres

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Bomb Girls, the new six-part series executive produced by Michael MacLennan (NSI Drama Prize), will launch on Global January 4.

Films by NSI grads make TIFF’s top ten list

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Three films by NSI grads made the Toronto International Film Festival’s top ten list of Canadian shorts and features, announced this week.

Erica Daniels flourishing post-grad

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Erica Daniels (NSI New Voices) is enjoying a blossoming career in the local television industry after graduating in 2010.

Joe E. Ironstand wins award at 14th Annual Native American Indian Film and Video

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Inheritance, a short film by Joe E. Ironstand (NSI New Voices) won best student film at the 14th Annual Native American Indian Film and Video Festival of the Southeast.

Wapos Bay finale movie shown on APTN

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Wapos Bay: Long Goodbyes had its national broadcast premiere this past Saturday, December 3 on APTN.

Guy Maddin’s Keyhole wins Borsos Award

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Congrats to Jean Du Toit (NSI Global Marketing), part of the team behind Guy Maddin’s film Keyhole which won the $15,000 Borsos Competition for Best Canadian Feature Film at Whistler Film Festival.

Sudz Sutherland and Jennifer Holness’ feature Home Again shooting in 2012

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Home Again is shooting in Trinidad and Jamaica in January and February 2012.

Leone Stars wins Sundance documentary grant

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Leone Stars, produced by Walter Forsyth (NSI Totally Television), is the lone Canadian recipient of the Sundance Institute’s feature-length documentary grant.

Darryl Nepinak premieres short film in Winnipeg

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The Winnipeg Film Group will feature I for NDN, a short film by Darryl Nepinak (NSI Aboriginal Youth Pilot Project ), at their Member Premieres & Holiday Party.

Smita Acharyya’s latest short film online

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Thin Pink Line, a short film by Smita Acharyya (NSI Drama Prize), is now online as part of The Baby Cliff web project.

NSI Online Short Film Festival ALL STARS

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Ever wondered which films are the most popular in the NSI Online Short Film Fest? Wonder no more! We’ve lined up a special holiday program featuring the most popular.