Alumni films stream for free through NFB all month long

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Throughout March films including nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up from Tasha Hubbard and Snow Warrior by Frederick Kroetsch will be available to stream.

Alumni presence at Berlinale

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The festival runs online from March 1 to 5, streaming five alumni films. NSI IndigiDocs grad JJ Neepin was selected for this year’s Berlinale Talents; and Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, program co-manager and director advisor, serves as a panelist.

Ian Bawa’s film Strong Son optioned by Farpoint Films

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The film centres on a South Asian bodybuilder who moves back into his elderly father’s house to take care of him. Production is set to begin in 2022.

Alumni films stream at Kingston Canadian Film Festival 2021

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Includes films from Tracey Deer, Wendy Hill-Tout, Rachel Cairns, Corey Marr, Amanda Strong and Kent Donguines. The festival runs from February 26 to March 7.

Announcing participants for the 2021 edition of NSI IndigiDocs as online training launches today

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Introducing the eight newest NSI IndigiDocs students and their projects. Their online training began February 22.

Kate Fenton’s Band Ladies scores ACTRA Toronto nomination for best series ensemble

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The 19th annual ACTRA Awards will be held online this Sunday, February 21 at 8 p.m. on ACTRA Toronto’s YouTube channel.

Zellco Entertainment hosts virtual screening of Smoked Lizard Lips

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The film begins streaming February 19. A portion of ticket sales will go towards keeping a local Manitoba movie theatre funded during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Three northern Manitobans learn the essential elements of short-fiction writing with award-winning writer Jordan Wheeler as NSI New Northern Voices online training begins

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NSI warmly welcomes Rochelle Dyrkacz from The Pas, Steven Bignell from Opaskwayak Cree Nation and Ryan Goossen from Gillam.

Black History Month 2021 and the future we stand for

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NSI CEO Joy Loewen on how she marks Black History Month and the future she stands for plus a list of resources.

APTN renews commitment as program partner of NSI IndigiDocs training program

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APTN became a founding partner of NSI IndigiDocs in 2012. Their contribution has helped launch 54 Indigenous filmmakers into the industry with 28 short documentaries produced.

Register for DOC Alberta’s Meet the Filmmaker featuring Lisa Jackson

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On February 19, filmmaker and multimedia artist Lisa Jackson will be interviewed by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers during this free, online event.

Amazon Prime Video, Indigenous Screen Office launch new pitch program + funding for BIPOC creators facing hardship due to COVID-19

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The new pitch program awards 10 grants of $10K to BIPOC creators who successfully pitch their projects. Applications close March 5. Amazon Prime Video also committed to donating $1.3 million to ISO to support BIPOC creators facing hardship due to COVID-19.