NSI alumnus Josh Epstein: NSI trained us, gave us incredible resources and supported our projects long after they were made

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Josh has taken a trifecta of NSI training programs and developed the award-winning film Adventures in Public School through NSI Features First.

Meet the 2020 NSI IndigiDocs students

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NSI welcomes Miranda Currie, Olivia Golosky, Peter Brass, Rachel Beaulieu, Steven Davies, Erica Daniels, Heather Condo and Jarret Twoyoungmen.

World TV premiere of Stephanie Ouaknine’s Queering the Script, January 9

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The film explores the rising power of the fans shaping representation on TV, the relationship between fandom and activism, and what lies ahead for visibility and inclusiveness.

NSI alumna Alex Lazarowich: the support of NSI staff and mentors is invaluable and will push your career forward

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NSI training helped Alex create long-term goals and allowed her to move more confidently in the world of independent producing.

Detention Adventure licenced to UK’s ITV and ABC Australia by Blue Ant International

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A CBC Kids digital original series from grads Joe Kicak, Ryan West, Karen Moore and Lauren Corber.

NSI alumnus Anand Ramayya: how NSI training helped his career

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Anand developed and financed Wapos Bay as a result of his training.

NSI graduate Lora Campbell: NSI training gave me the tools I needed to go for it in the industry

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Lora says NSI training was an incredible next step to their producing career.

Films from Daniel Bekerman, Lisa Jackson premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2020

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Lisa’s short documentary Lichen gets its international premiere and Falling (pictured) by Viggo Mortensen, produced by Daniel, closes out the festival.

Films from Martha Cooley, Trevor Anderson on Canada’s Top Ten list from TIFF

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The list is compiled by Toronto International Film Festival’s team of programmers in collaboration with film programmers and critics across the nation.

NSI alumnus Brendon Sawatzky: NSI training gave me the knowledge, network and confidence to make my film

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NSI training gave Brendon the knowledge, network and confidence to finish development and take his feature film through production to release.

NSI alumna Leah Johnston: NSI was the first organization to believe in me as a filmmaker

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Says NSI training programs are invaluable and life-changing.

JJ Neepin receives Women In the Director’s Chair (WIDC) CBC Films Talent Development Award

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The prize covers story and leadership program tuition plus a fee for a story consultant.