Best wishes to our friend and colleague Kaya Wheeler as she takes on the new role of outreach and program coordinator with the Indigenous Screen Office.
Writer/producer teams: develop your scripted series idea into a fully produced proof-of-concept through the new NSI Series Incubator program
This new, one-of-a-kind program will guide writer/producer teams as they develop their scripted series idea into a fully produced proof-of-concept film. Apply by October 14.
The documentary, developed through NSI Business for Producers, premieres at Cinema Diverse Film Festival on September 19, with more festival dates in Canada soon.
Successful applicants receive $20K in production grants and mentorship from the National Screen Institute. Apply by October 6!
The festival runs from September 23 to October 3, featuring films from Scott Westby, Danis Goulet, Sheona McDonald and Robert Cuffley.
The festival runs from September 18 to 26 featuring films from Danis Goulet, Arnold Lim, Craig David Wallace, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and more.
Liz Jarvis, Daniel Bekerman, Jeremy Torrie and more will meet with international agents and financers to discuss the future of financing and co-production.
Register now for Empowering BIPOC Storytellers: A Conversation with Arnold Pinnock free online event
Arnold discusses his experience in the film industry and empowers BIPOC creators to have their voices heard. Catch this exclusive online event on September 16 at 5 p.m. CT.
FIN runs from September 16 to 23, celebrating films from Atlantic Canada and around the world. Catch films from Adam Perry, Danis Goulet, Jeffrey St. Jules, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and more.
Paul Rabliauskas, Chad Anderson, Florence Spence and Sage Daniels take the stage at the Indigenous Comedy Festival on September 25. Buy your tickets now!
Focal Point: Roxann Whitebean wins International Emerging Filmmaker Award at Montreal First Peoples Film Festival
Roxann won the award with her film, Haudenosaunee Canoe Journey, the firsthand account of one Onondaga man who has devoted his life to the rediscovery of the path of his people.
CFC has launched the Anneli Ekborn Bursary, in celebration of Anneli’s life, career and creative vision. Donate now.