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

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

êmîcêtôcêt: Many Bloodlines, developed through NSI IndigiDocs, named a TIFF Top Ten Short of 2020

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The documentary follows a Cree filmmaker and her white partner on their journey to parenthood. The film has been celebrated at film festivals across North America.

Alex Bailey: NSI IndigiDocs provided a supportive community that valued my independent voice

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Alex’s film, êmîcêtôsêt: Many Bloodlines, has been celebrated at film festivals across North America. Most recently, it was named as one of Canada’s Top Ten Shorts of 2020 at TIFF.

Creators of NSI Totally Television show sign option agreement with Buck Productions

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The Lucky Ones, written by John Titley and produced by Ian Bawa, is an anthology series about the dark side of the lottery.

Call for submissions: Yorkton Film Festival early bird pricing ends December 18

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Early bird pricing is $75 until December 18, with regular submission at $95 until January 31.

Five alumni projects receive funding through Harold Greenberg Fund’s Script Development Program

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Projects from Floyd Kane, Jordan Walker, Jeremy LaLonde, Amber Ripley, Chantal Ling, Marie Clements, Nick Orchard, Darlene Naponse and Paula Devonshire.

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers joins National Screen Institute as co-manager of IndigiDocs training program

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Elle-Máijá will work alongside program manager Kaya Wheeler and also serve as director advisor for the program.

Robert Cuffley: my career started with NSI believing in me

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Robert participated in NSI’s inaugural Features First program which led to directing his first film and gaining confidence to move his career forward.

Erica Daniels: once you join the NSI family, they will always be cheering you on

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CBC New Indigenous Voices grad and current NSI IndigiDocs participant, Erica, believes NSI helped her get her foot in the door early on in her career.

Murmur, produced by Martha Cooley, wins best feature film at Screen Nova Scotia awards

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Screen Nova Scotia hosted its annual awards gala virtually on December 4.

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

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

Congratulations to the graduating class of CBC New Indigenous Voices 2020

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Today students, faculty and partners will be honoured during an online graduation ceremony and special preview of the podcast episodes created and produced by students as part of training.