NSI IndigiDocs film heads to France

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As The Smoke Rises by Sharon Heigl and Jennifer Ille was selected to the first Cannes International Independent Film Festival.

Alumni film fest roundup, fall 2020

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A roundup of alumni films and industry events at some of the big Canadian festivals coming up including TIFF, FIN and VIFF.

Thank you Rhonda Baker!

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In March NSI launched a matching donor campaign but then COVID-19 hit so we paused our call-to-action. Rhonda contributed to the campaign in its early days and here she explains why she supports NSI.

Thank you Mickey Rogers!

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In March NSI launched a matching donor campaign but then COVID-19 hit so we paused our call-to-action. Mickey contributed to the campaign in its early days and here she explains why she supports NSI.

The National Screen Institute announces format changes and incoming students for the 2020 CBC New Indigenous Voices training program

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NSI welcomes Faith Gore, Matthew Tenute, Sarah Carrier, Nathaniel Magbanua, Seth Arcand, Janell Henry, AJ Wastasecoot and Kyler Harper for the first online edition of the program. Classes begin September 8.

Kaya Wheeler steps into new role at NSI, takes management lead on CBC New Indigenous Voices

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Kaya – of Anishnaabe and Nehiyaw descent – is a registered member of Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba.

Indigenous Film Summit online kicks off August 24

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Over a dozen NSI alumni are panelists, moderators and presenters.

Tonya Williams talks about Access Reelworld on CTV’s The Marilyn Denis Show

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For years, Tonya has championed for more diversity in the entertainment industry and the new database will help ensure representation in front of and behind the camera.

Applications now being accepted for Creative Manitoba’s youth mentorship program

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Youth and young adults ages 19-29, residing in Winnipeg or within 75 km, can be mentored in any artistic discipline.

John Lewis: Good Trouble coming to Winnipeg’s Cinematheque with Q+A hosted by NSI CEO Joy Loewen

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Following the August 19 screening, Joy will host a live Skype interview with director Dawn Porter and producer Laura Michalchyshyn.

Thank you Avi Federgreen!

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In March NSI launched a matching donor campaign but then COVID-19 hit so we paused our call-to-action. That meant we never got a chance to properly acknowledge the support and generosity of those who contributed to the campaign in its early days. Over the next few weeks, we want to introduce you to some of those amazing donors.

Melanie Nepinak Hadley, Adeline Bird bring Indigenous women’s voices to CTV’s The Social

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Melanie hosted one of the panels and Adeline produced the show.