Trish Dolman selected to receive funding from Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund

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Support for Trish’s film The Concert That Broke Up The Beatles about a promoter, a documentarian and a Beatle in crisis right before the greatest rock concert in history.

Shirley Cheechoo receives Visionary Award at Reelworld

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The Cree filmmaker, actor, writer and visual artist is recognized as an industry leader who has changed the face of Canadian film and TV.

Rob Hardy scores a deal on Dragons’ Den

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Along with partner Erin Mussolum, Rob successfully pitched their company Happy Camper Club which offers on-demand direct delivery of groceries, camping equipment and more straight to your campsite.

NSI alumni win Rosie awards

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Winners include Mitch Lee whose STORYHIVE project The Walk On – The David Kapinga Story (pictured) won Best Documentary under 30 minutes.

Job opportunity: Supervising Producer, TELUS Originals – parental leave (up to 18 months)

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TELUS Originals are high-quality documentaries reflecting the kaleidoscopic Canadian experience. The successful candidate will have a key role with a leading team that is passionate about the stories they tell.

Lisa Jackson set to co-produce new Hot Docs initiative to support short and micro docs during production

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Citizen Minutes is calling for Canadian filmmakers to submit project ideas before October 28, 2020. Selected projects get financial, production and post-production support.

Alex Lazarowich celebrated as one of DOC NYC’s 40 Under 40

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Along with her fellow winners, Alex will be honoured during a private online celebration as part of the DOC NYC festival.

VIFF audiences celebrate NSI alumni with fan favourite awards

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Tracey Deer and Michelle Latimer take home awards for most popuar films at VIFF 2020.

NSI’s Ursula Lawson promoted, now taking management lead on NSI Business for Producers and NSI New Northern Voices

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Ursula now leads a slate of other training initiatives including the NSI/FTM Manitoba Content Creators Development Accelerator and the mentorship, development and delivery of projects for TELUS STORYHIVE.

Meet Rachel Young, NSI’s new alumni outreach coordinator

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A recent graduate of the Creative Communications program at Red River College in Winnipeg where she specialized in media production. Her position is funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program.

Canadian Film Centre launches CFC BLOCKO! – short doc series and call to action piece from acclaimed creator Charles Officer

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Featuring personal conversations with six Black CFC alumni and CFC founder Norman Jewison, who span generations but share a common language – speaking truth to power.

Alumni at St. John’s Women’s International Film Festival 2020

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The lineup includes NSI IndigiDocs film êmîcêtôsêt: Many Bloodlines by Theola Ross and Alex Bailey plus work from Jaime Leigh Gianopoulos, Jordan Canning, Gloria Ui Young Kim and Elise Cousineau (pictured: Happy Place).